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 2:44:00 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 14:44:00 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' 40.1"||13.36 mi||South||1004.90 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 33.1"||791.22 mi||East||4° 43' 57.9"||325.18 mi||South||855.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:44 AM||2707 km||1682 miles||1462 nm||W|
|Papeete||Thu 4:44 AM||2780 km||1727 miles||1501 nm||SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 6:44 AM||2955 km||1836 miles||1596 nm||S|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:44 AM||3475 km||2159 miles||1876 nm||NW|
|Hermosillo||Thu 7:44 AM||3846 km||2390 miles||2077 nm||NE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 4:44 AM||3849 km||2392 miles||2078 nm||SW|
|Los Angeles||Thu 6:44 AM||3918 km||2434 miles||2115 nm||NNE|
|Easter Island *||Thu 9:44 AM||4055 km||2519 miles||2189 nm||SE|
|Phoenix||Thu 7:44 AM||4157 km||2583 miles||2245 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco||Thu 6:44 AM||4161 km||2586 miles||2247 nm||NNE|
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