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 12:34:00 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: 53%
|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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 448.33 meters/second, 1614.0 kilometres/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 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' 32.9"||16.71 mi||West||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||North||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 57.4"||1002.79 mi||West||0° 10' 53.8"||12.48 mi||North||1002.73 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 25.4"||742.57 mi||East||4° 11' 00.8"||287.49 mi||North||793.53 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kalmunai||Thu 6:04 PM||299 km||186 miles||162 nm||NNW|
|Kandy||Thu 6:04 PM||352 km||218 miles||190 nm||NW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 6:04 PM||379 km||235 miles||204 nm||NW|
|Colombo||Thu 6:04 PM||388 km||241 miles||209 nm||NW|
|Trincomalee||Thu 6:04 PM||442 km||274 miles||238 nm||NNW|
|Jaffna||Thu 6:04 PM||608 km||378 miles||328 nm||NNW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 6:04 PM||750 km||466 miles||405 nm||WNW|
|Madurai||Thu 6:04 PM||754 km||468 miles||407 nm||NW|
|Chennai||Thu 6:04 PM||948 km||589 miles||512 nm||NNW|
|Male||Thu 5:34 PM||1018 km||633 miles||550 nm||W|
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