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 3:42:00 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||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 kilometres/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 49.1"||1004.81 mi||West||0° 11' 41.3"||13.38 mi||South||1004.94 mi|
|24 hours||11° 27' 34.1"||792.45 mi||East||4° 44' 12.5"||325.46 mi||South||856.54 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:42 AM||1146 km||712 miles||619 nm||W|
|Papeete||Thu 5:42 AM||2102 km||1306 miles||1135 nm||S|
|Honolulu||Thu 5:42 AM||2505 km||1556 miles||1352 nm||NNW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:42 AM||2852 km||1772 miles||1540 nm||SSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:42 AM||2926 km||1818 miles||1580 nm||WSW|
|Apia *||Fri 5:42 AM||3200 km||1988 miles||1728 nm||WSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:42 AM||3278 km||2037 miles||1770 nm||W|
|Alofi||Thu 4:42 AM||3365 km||2091 miles||1817 nm||SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 7:42 AM||3443 km||2139 miles||1859 nm||SSE|
|Funafuti||Fri 3:42 AM||3899 km||2423 miles||2105 nm||WSW|
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