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, August 17, 2012 at 8:28:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 17, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.83 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 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' 30.6"||16.58 mi||West||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||South||16.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 36.4"||994.93 mi||West||0° 11' 35.7"||13.28 mi||South||995.24 mi|
|24 hours||11° 46' 05.1"||806.93 mi||East||4° 49' 07.7"||331.12 mi||South||875.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hermosillo||Fri 1:28 PM||2826 km||1756 miles||1526 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 1:28 PM||3024 km||1879 miles||1633 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City *||Fri 3:28 PM||3132 km||1946 miles||1691 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Fri 1:28 PM||3180 km||1976 miles||1717 nm||NNE|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 1:28 PM||3333 km||2071 miles||1799 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco *||Fri 1:28 PM||3360 km||2088 miles||1814 nm||N|
|Kiritimati||Sat 10:28 AM||3589 km||2230 miles||1938 nm||W|
|Adamstown||Fri 12:28 PM||3646 km||2265 miles||1969 nm||S|
|Honolulu||Fri 10:28 AM||3796 km||2359 miles||2050 nm||WNW|
|Papeete||Fri 10:28 AM||3838 km||2385 miles||2072 nm||SW|
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