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 19, 2012 at 1:42:00 AM.
= 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: 38%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 31.7"||16.74 mi||West||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||North||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.6"||1004.65 mi||West||0° 11' 38.9"||13.34 mi||North||1004.79 mi|
|24 hours||11° 04' 14.7"||765.41 mi||East||4° 35' 34.3"||315.57 mi||North||828.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Tue 5:42 PM||2579 km||1603 miles||1393 nm||S|
|Papeete||Tue 3:42 PM||2733 km||1698 miles||1476 nm||SW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 3:42 PM||3032 km||1884 miles||1637 nm||W|
|Easter Island *||Tue 8:42 PM||3588 km||2230 miles||1938 nm||SE|
|Rarotonga||Tue 3:42 PM||3853 km||2394 miles||2080 nm||SW|
|Honolulu||Tue 3:42 PM||3936 km||2446 miles||2125 nm||NW|
|Hermosillo||Tue 6:42 PM||3989 km||2479 miles||2154 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City||Tue 7:42 PM||4137 km||2570 miles||2234 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles||Tue 5:42 PM||4160 km||2585 miles||2246 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Tue 6:42 PM||4342 km||2698 miles||2344 nm||NNE|
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