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 = Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 3:24:00 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: 60%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.26 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 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' 32.4"||16.67 mi||West||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||South||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 22.2"||1000.38 mi||West||0° 10' 58.3"||12.56 mi||South||1000.62 mi|
|24 hours||11° 08' 20.5"||766.42 mi||East||4° 32' 19.5"||311.86 mi||South||829.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 5:24 AM||592 km||368 miles||320 nm||SW|
|Honolulu||Wed 5:24 AM||1759 km||1093 miles||950 nm||NNW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 4:24 AM||2562 km||1592 miles||1383 nm||SW|
|Baker Island||Wed 3:24 AM||2594 km||1612 miles||1401 nm||WSW|
|Papeete||Wed 5:24 AM||2634 km||1637 miles||1422 nm||S|
|Apia *||Thu 5:24 AM||2948 km||1832 miles||1592 nm||SW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 5:24 AM||3071 km||1908 miles||1658 nm||SSW|
|Alofi||Wed 4:24 AM||3276 km||2036 miles||1769 nm||SSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 3:24 AM||3392 km||2108 miles||1832 nm||WSW|
|Midway||Wed 4:24 AM||3502 km||2176 miles||1891 nm||NW|
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