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 7:52:00 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: 56%
|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 19:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.39 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 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"||16.68 mi||West||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||North||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 02.9"||1000.69 mi||West||0° 10' 38.3"||12.18 mi||North||1000.60 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 43.4"||740.14 mi||East||4° 03' 34.4"||278.98 mi||North||787.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Thu 6:52 PM||969 km||602 miles||523 nm||N|
|Bissau||Thu 7:52 PM||1079 km||671 miles||583 nm||NE|
|Banjul||Thu 7:52 PM||1112 km||691 miles||600 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Thu 7:52 PM||1147 km||712 miles||619 nm||ENE|
|Dakar||Thu 7:52 PM||1155 km||718 miles||624 nm||NE|
|Freetown||Thu 7:52 PM||1168 km||726 miles||631 nm||ENE|
|Monrovia||Thu 7:52 PM||1411 km||876 miles||762 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Thu 7:52 PM||1555 km||966 miles||840 nm||NNE|
|Bamako||Thu 7:52 PM||1852 km||1151 miles||1000 nm||ENE|
|Fortaleza||Thu 4:52 PM||1991 km||1237 miles||1075 nm||WSW|
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