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 = Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 5:18:00 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: 45%
|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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.58 meters/second, 1618.5 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 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' 32.4"||16.76 mi||West||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||North||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 29.2"||1005.61 mi||West||0° 11' 25.4"||13.08 mi||North||1005.65 mi|
|24 hours||10° 53' 07.9"||752.78 mi||East||4° 26' 58.4"||305.73 mi||North||811.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|São Tomé||Wed 5:18 PM||437 km||272 miles||236 nm||ESE|
|Santo António (Príncipe)||Wed 5:18 PM||504 km||313 miles||272 nm||E|
|Cotonou||Wed 6:18 PM||569 km||353 miles||307 nm||N|
|Lome||Wed 5:18 PM||571 km||355 miles||308 nm||NNW|
|Lagos||Wed 6:18 PM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm||N|
|Porto Novo||Wed 6:18 PM||580 km||361 miles||313 nm||N|
|Accra||Wed 5:18 PM||588 km||365 miles||317 nm||NW|
|Port Harcourt||Wed 6:18 PM||602 km||374 miles||325 nm||NE|
|Benin City||Wed 6:18 PM||639 km||397 miles||345 nm||NNE|
|Owerri||Wed 6:18 PM||655 km||407 miles||354 nm||NE|
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