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 = Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 3:58:00 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: 29%
|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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.42 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 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' 29.0"||16.53 mi||West||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||South||16.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 06.6"||991.72 mi||West||0° 11' 32.3"||13.22 mi||South||991.57 mi|
|24 hours||12° 44' 25.3"||872.27 mi||East||4° 25' 31.9"||304.17 mi||South||918.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Sat 7:58 AM||1888 km||1173 miles||1019 nm||S|
|Papeete||Sat 5:58 AM||2608 km||1621 miles||1408 nm||WSW|
|Easter Island *||Sat 10:58 AM||2832 km||1760 miles||1529 nm||SE|
|Kiritimati||Sun 5:58 AM||3498 km||2173 miles||1889 nm||WNW|
|Rarotonga||Sat 5:58 AM||3756 km||2334 miles||2028 nm||WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 9:58 AM||4275 km||2656 miles||2308 nm||E|
|Mexico City||Sat 9:58 AM||4357 km||2708 miles||2353 nm||NE|
|Honolulu||Sat 5:58 AM||4658 km||2894 miles||2515 nm||NW|
|Alofi||Sat 4:58 AM||4735 km||2942 miles||2557 nm||WSW|
|Los Angeles||Sat 7:58 AM||4776 km||2968 miles||2579 nm||N|
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