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 31, 2012 at 3:46:00 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: 93%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.26 meters/second, 1577.7 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 851.9 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' 32.0"||16.34 mi||West||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||South||16.34 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 09.2"||980.18 mi||West||0° 08' 50.6"||10.13 mi||South||980.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 03' 53.6"||746.17 mi||East||3° 48' 03.6"||261.26 mi||South||795.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Mon 2:46 AM||286 km||178 miles||155 nm||NE|
|Mindelo||Mon 2:46 AM||443 km||275 miles||239 nm||N|
|Santa Maria||Mon 2:46 AM||477 km||296 miles||257 nm||NNE|
|Dakar||Mon 3:46 AM||857 km||533 miles||463 nm||ENE|
|Thiès||Mon 3:46 AM||913 km||568 miles||493 nm||ENE|
|Serekunda||Mon 3:46 AM||920 km||571 miles||497 nm||E|
|Banjul||Mon 3:46 AM||931 km||579 miles||503 nm||E|
|Ziguinchor||Mon 3:46 AM||964 km||599 miles||521 nm||E|
|Bissau||Mon 3:46 AM||1046 km||650 miles||565 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Mon 3:46 AM||1139 km||708 miles||615 nm||ENE|
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