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 7:52:00 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: 61%
|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 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.39 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 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"||16.60 mi||West||0° 00' 10.2"||0.19 mi||North||16.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 06.6"||996.18 mi||West||0° 10' 08.4"||11.61 mi||North||996.04 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 31.5"||737.68 mi||East||3° 49' 47.5"||263.22 mi||North||779.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kolonia||Fri 6:52 PM||424 km||263 miles||229 nm||WSW|
|Palikir||Fri 6:52 PM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm||WSW|
|Kwajalein||Fri 7:52 PM||653 km||406 miles||352 nm||E|
|Majuro||Fri 7:52 PM||1061 km||660 miles||573 nm||E|
|Yaren||Fri 7:52 PM||1124 km||698 miles||607 nm||SSE|
|Wake Island||Fri 7:52 PM||1328 km||825 miles||717 nm||NNE|
|Tarawa||Fri 7:52 PM||1450 km||901 miles||783 nm||ESE|
|Hagåtña||Fri 5:52 PM||1954 km||1214 miles||1055 nm||WNW|
|Honiara||Fri 6:52 PM||1965 km||1221 miles||1061 nm||S|
|Port Moresby||Fri 5:52 PM||2542 km||1580 miles||1373 nm||SW|
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