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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.32 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 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' 32.9"||16.71 mi||West||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||North||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 57.4"||1002.78 mi||West||0° 10' 53.8"||12.48 mi||North||1002.72 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 25.2"||742.56 mi||East||4° 10' 58.8"||287.45 mi||North||793.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kalmunai||Thu 6:06 PM||287 km||178 miles||155 nm||N|
|Kandy||Thu 6:06 PM||319 km||198 miles||172 nm||NNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 6:06 PM||337 km||209 miles||182 nm||NW|
|Colombo||Thu 6:06 PM||345 km||215 miles||187 nm||NW|
|Trincomalee||Thu 6:06 PM||425 km||264 miles||229 nm||NNW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 6:06 PM||705 km||438 miles||381 nm||NW|
|Madurai||Thu 6:06 PM||718 km||446 miles||388 nm||NW|
|Chennai||Thu 6:06 PM||934 km||580 miles||504 nm||NNW|
|Male||Thu 5:36 PM||965 km||600 miles||521 nm||W|
|Bengaluru||Thu 6:06 PM||1031 km||641 miles||557 nm||NNW|
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