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 5:08:00 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: 50%
|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 05:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 kilometres/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude Difference||Latitude Difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 32.7"||16.74 mi||West||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||North||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 48.8"||1004.37 mi||West||0° 11' 07.8"||12.75 mi||North||1004.35 mi|
|24 hours||10° 48' 08.6"||745.84 mi||East||4° 17' 49.4"||295.27 mi||North||799.94 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kanton Island||Thu 6:08 PM||748 km||465 miles||404 nm||SSW|
|Rawaki||Thu 6:08 PM||814 km||506 miles||439 nm||SSW|
|Howland Island||Wed 5:08 PM||877 km||545 miles||473 nm||WSW|
|Baker Island||Wed 5:08 PM||888 km||552 miles||479 nm||WSW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 7:08 PM||1331 km||827 miles||719 nm||E|
|Fakaofo||Thu 6:08 PM||1437 km||893 miles||776 nm||S|
|Funafuti||Thu 5:08 PM||1849 km||1149 miles||999 nm||SW|
|Apia *||Thu 7:08 PM||1935 km||1203 miles||1045 nm||S|
|Tarawa||Thu 5:08 PM||1993 km||1238 miles||1076 nm||W|
|Majuro||Thu 5:08 PM||2189 km||1360 miles||1182 nm||WNW|
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