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 = Friday, December 21, 2012 at 2:52:00 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: 59%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.29 meters/second, 1606.6 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 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' 33.1"||16.64 mi||West||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||North||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 05.9"||998.21 mi||West||0° 10' 21.4"||11.86 mi||North||998.08 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 54.8"||738.48 mi||East||3° 55' 45.8"||270.05 mi||North||782.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hermosillo||Thu 7:52 PM||2841 km||1765 miles||1534 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles||Thu 6:52 PM||3043 km||1891 miles||1643 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City||Thu 8:52 PM||3135 km||1948 miles||1693 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Thu 7:52 PM||3196 km||1986 miles||1726 nm||NNE|
|Las Vegas||Thu 6:52 PM||3351 km||2082 miles||1809 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco||Thu 6:52 PM||3380 km||2100 miles||1825 nm||N|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:52 PM||3593 km||2232 miles||1940 nm||W|
|Adamstown||Thu 6:52 PM||3626 km||2253 miles||1958 nm||S|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:52 PM||3812 km||2369 miles||2058 nm||WNW|
|Papeete||Thu 4:52 PM||3828 km||2378 miles||2067 nm||SW|
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