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 = Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 8:52:00 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).
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
|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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.09 meters/second, 1494.3 km/hour, 928.5 miles/hour or 806.9 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' 21.6"||15.48 mi||West||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||South||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 35.1"||928.21 mi||West||0° 01' 01.6"||1.18 mi||South||928.16 mi|
|24 hours||15° 20' 04.9"||991.19 mi||East||0° 19' 53.6"||22.81 mi||North||992.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Wed 11:52 AM||756 km||470 miles||408 nm||ESE|
|Papeete||Wed 10:52 AM||891 km||553 miles||481 nm||WNW|
|Adamstown||Wed 12:52 PM||1291 km||802 miles||697 nm||ESE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 10:52 AM||1862 km||1157 miles||1006 nm||W|
|Alofi||Wed 9:52 AM||2941 km||1827 miles||1588 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 10:52 AM||3028 km||1882 miles||1635 nm||NW|
|Apia *||Thu 10:52 AM||3268 km||2031 miles||1765 nm||W|
|Easter Island *||Wed 3:52 PM||3371 km||2094 miles||1820 nm||ESE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 9:52 AM||3394 km||2109 miles||1832 nm||WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 9:52 AM||3461 km||2150 miles||1869 nm||W|
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