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 2:08:00 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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.21 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' 52.3"||1004.74 mi||West||0° 11' 39.3"||13.35 mi||South||1004.87 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 55.9"||790.46 mi||East||4° 43' 48.2"||324.99 mi||South||854.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 6:08 AM||3018 km||1875 miles||1629 nm||SSW|
|Hermosillo||Thu 7:08 AM||3353 km||2084 miles||1811 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City||Thu 8:08 AM||3375 km||2097 miles||1822 nm||NE|
|Papeete||Thu 4:08 AM||3489 km||2168 miles||1884 nm||SW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 9:08 AM||3557 km||2210 miles||1921 nm||SSE|
|Los Angeles||Thu 6:08 AM||3646 km||2265 miles||1968 nm||N|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:08 AM||3677 km||2285 miles||1986 nm||W|
|Phoenix||Thu 7:08 AM||3748 km||2329 miles||2024 nm||NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 8:08 AM||3871 km||2405 miles||2090 nm||E|
|Las Vegas||Thu 6:08 AM||3937 km||2446 miles||2126 nm||NNE|
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