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 = Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 12:46:00 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: 76%
|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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.63 meters/second, 1568.3 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 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' 32.6"||16.24 mi||West||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||North||16.24 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 38.5"||974.26 mi||West||0° 07' 51.4"||9.00 mi||North||974.01 mi|
|24 hours||11° 03' 04.4"||740.34 mi||East||2° 49' 15.6"||193.97 mi||North||760.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Oranjestad||Sat 8:46 PM||406 km||252 miles||219 nm||ESE|
|Barranquilla||Sat 7:46 PM||420 km||261 miles||227 nm||SSW|
|Maracaibo||Sat 8:16 PM||453 km||282 miles||245 nm||SSE|
|Port-au-Prince||Sat 7:46 PM||464 km||288 miles||251 nm||NNE|
|Cartagena||Sat 7:46 PM||510 km||317 miles||275 nm||SSW|
|San Juan de la Maguana||Sat 8:46 PM||528 km||328 miles||285 nm||NNE|
|Willemstad||Sat 8:46 PM||533 km||331 miles||288 nm||ESE|
|Kingston||Sat 7:46 PM||546 km||339 miles||295 nm||NW|
|Gonaïves||Sat 7:46 PM||557 km||346 miles||301 nm||N|
|Santo Domingo||Sat 8:46 PM||567 km||353 miles||306 nm||NE|
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