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 = Friday, December 21, 2012 at 12:52:00 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: 58%
|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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 00:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.62 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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' 33.1"||16.65 mi||West||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||North||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 05.2"||998.96 mi||West||0° 10' 26.3"||11.96 mi||North||998.85 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 46.6"||738.89 mi||East||3° 58' 03.7"||272.68 mi||North||784.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa María Huatulco||Thu 6:52 PM||972 km||604 miles||525 nm||N|
|Escuintla||Thu 6:52 PM||1005 km||624 miles||543 nm||NE|
|Guatemala||Thu 6:52 PM||1049 km||652 miles||566 nm||NE|
|Santa Ana||Thu 6:52 PM||1066 km||663 miles||576 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Thu 6:52 PM||1072 km||666 miles||579 nm||NE|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 6:52 PM||1151 km||715 miles||622 nm||SE|
|Acapulco||Thu 6:52 PM||1154 km||717 miles||623 nm||NNW|
|Managua||Thu 6:52 PM||1239 km||770 miles||669 nm||ENE|
|Tegucigalpa||Thu 6:52 PM||1265 km||786 miles||683 nm||NE|
|Veracruz||Thu 6:52 PM||1346 km||836 miles||727 nm||N|
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