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 9:36:00 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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.05 meters/second, 1494.2 km/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.8 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"||15.47 mi||West||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||South||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 34.6"||928.13 mi||West||0° 00' 54.5"||1.04 mi||South||928.08 mi|
|24 hours||15° 19' 48.1"||990.80 mi||East||0° 22' 42.9"||26.04 mi||North||992.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Wed 11:36 AM||475 km||295 miles||256 nm||NE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:36 AM||769 km||478 miles||415 nm||W|
|Alofi||Wed 10:36 AM||1846 km||1147 miles||997 nm||W|
|Apia *||Thu 11:36 AM||2201 km||1367 miles||1188 nm||WNW|
|Adamstown||Wed 1:36 PM||2328 km||1447 miles||1257 nm||ESE|
|Nukualofa||Thu 10:36 AM||2370 km||1473 miles||1280 nm||W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 10:36 AM||2387 km||1483 miles||1289 nm||WNW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:36 AM||2573 km||1599 miles||1389 nm||NNW|
|Suva *||Thu 10:36 AM||3075 km||1911 miles||1660 nm||W|
|Funafuti||Thu 9:36 AM||3344 km||2078 miles||1806 nm||WNW|
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