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 9:42:00 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).
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 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 415.05 meters/second, 1494.2 kilometres/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.8 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' 21.6"||15.47 mi||West||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||South||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 34.6"||928.11 mi||West||0° 00' 53.6"||1.02 mi||South||928.07 mi|
|24 hours||15° 19' 45.8"||990.75 mi||East||0° 23' 05.8"||26.48 mi||North||992.36 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vaitape (Bora Bora)||Wed 11:42 AM||531 km||330 miles||287 nm||NNE|
|Papeete||Wed 11:42 AM||581 km||361 miles||314 nm||NE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:42 AM||620 km||385 miles||335 nm||W|
|Alofi||Wed 10:42 AM||1696 km||1054 miles||916 nm||W|
|Apia *||Thu 11:42 AM||2059 km||1279 miles||1112 nm||WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 10:42 AM||2221 km||1380 miles||1199 nm||W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 10:42 AM||2258 km||1403 miles||1219 nm||WNW|
|Adamstown||Wed 1:42 PM||2472 km||1536 miles||1335 nm||ESE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:42 AM||2545 km||1582 miles||1374 nm||N|
|Suva *||Thu 10:42 AM||2926 km||1818 miles||1580 nm||W|
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