Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 8:16:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 17%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.82 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 27.9"||16.32 mi||West||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||North||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 59.9"||979.24 mi||West||0° 10' 34.2"||12.11 mi||North||979.63 mi|
|24 hours||12° 23' 45.2"||839.10 mi||East||4° 25' 34.3"||304.20 mi||North||898.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Huancayo||Sun 3:16 PM||34 km||21 miles||19 nm||SE|
|Lima||Sun 3:16 PM||173 km||108 miles||94 nm||W|
|Callao||Sun 3:16 PM||184 km||114 miles||99 nm||W|
|Ica||Sun 3:16 PM||243 km||151 miles||131 nm||S|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Sun 3:16 PM||348 km||216 miles||188 nm||ESE|
|Arequipa||Sun 3:16 PM||654 km||407 miles||353 nm||SE|
|Cobija||Sun 4:16 PM||736 km||457 miles||397 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Sun 4:16 PM||861 km||535 miles||465 nm||ENE|
|La Paz||Sun 4:16 PM||941 km||585 miles||508 nm||SE|
|Loja||Sun 3:16 PM||965 km||600 miles||521 nm||NNW|
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