Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
June Solstice 2012
UTC time = Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 11:08:00 PM.
= 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).
The Moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 423.64 meters/second, 1525.1 kilometres/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude Difference||Latitude Difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.2"||15.79 mi||West||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||South||15.79 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 14.3"||947.37 mi||West||0° 05' 34.6"||6.39 mi||South||947.66 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 45.4"||771.65 mi||East||2° 39' 32.4"||182.87 mi||South||798.79 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hilo||Wed 1:08 PM||475 km||295 miles||256 nm||W|
|Wailuku||Wed 1:08 PM||646 km||401 miles||349 nm||WNW|
|Honolulu||Wed 1:08 PM||794 km||493 miles||429 nm||WNW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 1:08 PM||2056 km||1278 miles||1110 nm||SSW|
|Midway||Wed 12:08 PM||2899 km||1801 miles||1565 nm||WNW|
|San Francisco *||Wed 4:08 PM||3416 km||2123 miles||1845 nm||NE|
|Baker Island||Wed 11:08 AM||3524 km||2190 miles||1903 nm||SW|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 4:08 PM||3592 km||2232 miles||1940 nm||NE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 12:08 PM||3888 km||2416 miles||2099 nm||SW|
|Las Vegas *||Wed 4:08 PM||3933 km||2444 miles||2124 nm||NE|
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