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 = Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 12:42:00 AM.
= 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: 48%
|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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 00:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.32 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 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' 32.6"||16.75 mi||West||0° 00' 11.2"||0.21 mi||North||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 42.4"||1005.02 mi||West||0° 11' 15.1"||12.88 mi||North||1005.03 mi|
|24 hours||10° 49' 40.8"||748.18 mi||East||4° 21' 30.0"||299.48 mi||North||804.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco||Wed 6:42 PM||1658 km||1030 miles||895 nm||NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 6:42 PM||1727 km||1073 miles||932 nm||ESE|
|Mexico City||Wed 6:42 PM||1952 km||1213 miles||1054 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara||Wed 6:42 PM||1999 km||1242 miles||1079 nm||N|
|Guatemala||Wed 6:42 PM||2043 km||1270 miles||1103 nm||NE|
|Veracruz||Wed 6:42 PM||2055 km||1277 miles||1110 nm||NNE|
|San Salvador||Wed 6:42 PM||2099 km||1304 miles||1133 nm||NE|
|Aguascalientes||Wed 6:42 PM||2143 km||1332 miles||1157 nm||N|
|Mazatlan||Wed 5:42 PM||2283 km||1419 miles||1233 nm||N|
|Managua||Wed 6:42 PM||2290 km||1423 miles||1236 nm||ENE|
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