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 6:34:00 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: 51%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.91 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 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' 32.7"||16.74 mi||West||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||North||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 50.7"||1004.11 mi||West||0° 11' 05.3"||12.70 mi||North||1004.08 mi|
|24 hours||349° 12' 16.1"||745.15 mi||West||4° 16' 34.2"||293.84 mi||North||798.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Majuro||Thu 6:34 PM||403 km||250 miles||217 nm||NNE|
|Tarawa||Thu 6:34 PM||426 km||264 miles||230 nm||SE|
|Yaren||Thu 6:34 PM||582 km||362 miles||314 nm||SW|
|Palikir||Thu 5:34 PM||1353 km||841 miles||731 nm||WNW|
|Baker Island||Wed 6:34 PM||1560 km||969 miles||842 nm||ESE|
|Funafuti||Thu 6:34 PM||1701 km||1057 miles||918 nm||SE|
|Wake Island||Thu 6:34 PM||1756 km||1091 miles||948 nm||NNW|
|Honiara||Thu 5:34 PM||1831 km||1138 miles||989 nm||SW|
|Port Vila||Thu 5:34 PM||2383 km||1481 miles||1287 nm||S|
|Fakaofo||Thu 7:34 PM||2544 km||1581 miles||1374 nm||SE|
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