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, October 12, 2012 at 6:28:00 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).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 10%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.18 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 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' 30.0"||16.71 mi||West||0° 00' 12.3"||0.24 mi||South||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 04.3"||1002.44 mi||West||0° 12' 22.5"||14.17 mi||South||1002.60 mi|
|24 hours||12° 09' 38.2"||840.64 mi||East||5° 01' 51.4"||345.67 mi||South||909.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sat 8:28 AM||2355 km||1464 miles||1272 nm||W|
|Papeete||Fri 8:28 AM||2615 km||1625 miles||1412 nm||SSW|
|Adamstown||Fri 10:28 AM||3067 km||1906 miles||1656 nm||SSE|
|Honolulu||Fri 8:28 AM||3176 km||1974 miles||1715 nm||NW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 8:28 AM||3638 km||2260 miles||1964 nm||SW|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 11:28 AM||4005 km||2489 miles||2163 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 11:28 AM||4013 km||2494 miles||2167 nm||NE|
|Fakaofo||Sat 7:28 AM||4085 km||2538 miles||2206 nm||WSW|
|San Francisco *||Fri 11:28 AM||4202 km||2611 miles||2269 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Fri 11:28 AM||4290 km||2666 miles||2317 nm||NNE|
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