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, December 6, 2012 at 1:58:00 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: 51%
|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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.20 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 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' 31.8"||16.75 mi||West||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||South||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 52.5"||1004.73 mi||West||0° 11' 39.1"||13.34 mi||South||1004.86 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 45.7"||790.25 mi||East||4° 43' 45.4"||324.94 mi||South||854.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 5:58 AM||3086 km||1917 miles||1666 nm||SSW|
|Mexico City||Thu 7:58 AM||3162 km||1965 miles||1708 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 6:58 AM||3250 km||2020 miles||1755 nm||NNE|
|Easter Island *||Thu 8:58 AM||3451 km||2144 miles||1863 nm||SSE|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 7:58 AM||3602 km||2238 miles||1945 nm||E|
|Los Angeles||Thu 5:58 AM||3607 km||2241 miles||1948 nm||N|
|Phoenix||Thu 6:58 AM||3666 km||2278 miles||1979 nm||NNE|
|Papeete||Thu 3:58 AM||3705 km||2302 miles||2001 nm||SW|
|Guatemala||Thu 7:58 AM||3731 km||2318 miles||2014 nm||ENE|
|San Salvador||Thu 7:58 AM||3836 km||2383 miles||2071 nm||ENE|
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