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 2:42:00 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: 50%
|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 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.22 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 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' 11.6"||0.22 mi||South||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.1"||1004.77 mi||West||0° 11' 40.0"||13.36 mi||South||1004.90 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 31.0"||791.18 mi||East||4° 43' 57.3"||325.17 mi||South||855.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:42 AM||2761 km||1716 miles||1491 nm||W|
|Papeete||Thu 4:42 AM||2815 km||1749 miles||1520 nm||SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 6:42 AM||2951 km||1834 miles||1593 nm||S|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:42 AM||3515 km||2184 miles||1898 nm||NW|
|Hermosillo||Thu 7:42 AM||3815 km||2370 miles||2060 nm||NE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 4:42 AM||3890 km||2417 miles||2100 nm||SW|
|Los Angeles||Thu 6:42 AM||3897 km||2422 miles||2104 nm||NNE|
|Easter Island *||Thu 9:42 AM||4023 km||2500 miles||2172 nm||SE|
|Phoenix||Thu 7:42 AM||4130 km||2566 miles||2230 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City||Thu 8:42 AM||4142 km||2574 miles||2237 nm||ENE|
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