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 = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 12:30:00 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).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 83%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.33 meters/second, 1520.4 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 820.9 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' 31.1"||15.75 mi||West||0° 00' 03.5"||0.07 mi||North||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 11.5"||944.41 mi||West||0° 03' 31.1"||4.04 mi||North||944.24 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 33.3"||754.10 mi||East||0° 58' 33.0"||67.13 mi||North||754.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 2:30 AM||1572 km||977 miles||849 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 2:30 AM||2543 km||1580 miles||1373 nm||SW|
|San Francisco *||Thu 5:30 AM||2797 km||1738 miles||1510 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 5:30 AM||2888 km||1795 miles||1560 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 5:30 AM||3244 km||2015 miles||1751 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 5:30 AM||3376 km||2097 miles||1823 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Thu 5:30 AM||3392 km||2108 miles||1832 nm||ENE|
|Seattle *||Thu 5:30 AM||3588 km||2230 miles||1938 nm||NNE|
|Midway||Thu 1:30 AM||3616 km||2247 miles||1953 nm||WNW|
|Vancouver *||Thu 5:30 AM||3702 km||2301 miles||1999 nm||NNE|
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