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 = Monday, December 24, 2012 at 9:40:00 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: 86%
|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 Monday, December 24, 2012 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.16 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 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' 31.7"||15.93 mi||West||0° 00' 05.5"||0.10 mi||North||15.93 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 49.2"||955.25 mi||West||0° 05' 25.2"||6.21 mi||North||955.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 23' 20.7"||748.81 mi||East||1° 46' 39.6"||122.27 mi||North||754.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Mon 9:40 PM||231 km||144 miles||125 nm||NW|
|Majuro||Mon 9:40 PM||1261 km||784 miles||681 nm||SSE|
|Palikir||Mon 8:40 PM||1670 km||1038 miles||902 nm||SW|
|Midway||Sun 10:40 PM||1827 km||1135 miles||986 nm||NE|
|Tarawa||Mon 9:40 PM||1914 km||1189 miles||1033 nm||SSE|
|Yaren||Mon 9:40 PM||2072 km||1288 miles||1119 nm||S|
|Baker Island||Sun 9:40 PM||2578 km||1602 miles||1392 nm||SE|
|Hagåtña||Mon 7:40 PM||2591 km||1610 miles||1399 nm||W|
|Funafuti||Mon 9:40 PM||3174 km||1972 miles||1714 nm||SSE|
|Honiara||Mon 8:40 PM||3189 km||1981 miles||1722 nm||SSW|
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