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 3:22:00 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 15:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 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' 31.7"||16.75 mi||West||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||South||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 49.8"||1004.80 mi||West||0° 11' 40.9"||13.38 mi||South||1004.93 mi|
|24 hours||11° 27' 12.8"||792.03 mi||East||4° 44' 07.5"||325.37 mi||South||856.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:22 AM||1684 km||1046 miles||909 nm||W|
|Papeete||Thu 5:22 AM||2241 km||1393 miles||1210 nm||SSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 5:22 AM||2784 km||1730 miles||1503 nm||NW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:22 AM||3148 km||1956 miles||1700 nm||SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 7:22 AM||3203 km||1990 miles||1730 nm||SSE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:22 AM||3427 km||2129 miles||1850 nm||WSW|
|Apia *||Fri 5:22 AM||3669 km||2280 miles||1981 nm||WSW|
|Alofi||Thu 4:22 AM||3780 km||2349 miles||2041 nm||SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:22 AM||3817 km||2372 miles||2061 nm||W|
|Nukualofa||Fri 4:22 AM||4370 km||2715 miles||2360 nm||SW|
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