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 = Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 2:12:00 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: 49%
|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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 02:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 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' 32.6"||16.75 mi||West||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||North||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 44.6"||1004.83 mi||West||0° 11' 12.7"||12.84 mi||North||1004.82 mi|
|24 hours||10° 49' 07.1"||747.36 mi||East||4° 20' 17.4"||298.09 mi||North||802.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Wed 6:12 PM||3122 km||1940 miles||1685 nm||S|
|Hermosillo||Wed 7:12 PM||3331 km||2070 miles||1799 nm||NNE|
|Papeete||Wed 4:12 PM||3394 km||2109 miles||1833 nm||SW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 4:12 PM||3428 km||2130 miles||1851 nm||W|
|Mexico City||Wed 8:12 PM||3494 km||2171 miles||1886 nm||ENE|
|Los Angeles||Wed 6:12 PM||3551 km||2206 miles||1917 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Wed 7:12 PM||3698 km||2298 miles||1997 nm||NNE|
|Easter Island *||Wed 9:12 PM||3800 km||2361 miles||2052 nm||SSE|
|Las Vegas||Wed 6:12 PM||3858 km||2397 miles||2083 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco||Wed 6:12 PM||3882 km||2412 miles||2096 nm||N|
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