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 = Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 6:26:00 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: 70%
|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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.39 meters/second, 1585.4 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.0 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' 32.9"||16.42 mi||West||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||North||16.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 57.7"||984.95 mi||West||0° 08' 59.2"||10.30 mi||North||984.73 mi|
|24 hours||10° 53' 33.0"||737.43 mi||East||3° 18' 54.1"||227.90 mi||North||767.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Fri 8:26 PM||1397 km||868 miles||754 nm||NE|
|Kiritimati||Sat 8:26 PM||1501 km||933 miles||811 nm||SE|
|Baker Island||Fri 6:26 PM||1694 km||1053 miles||915 nm||SW|
|Midway||Fri 7:26 PM||2133 km||1326 miles||1152 nm||NNW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 7:26 PM||2403 km||1493 miles||1297 nm||SSW|
|Majuro||Sat 6:26 PM||2480 km||1541 miles||1339 nm||W|
|Tarawa||Sat 6:26 PM||2537 km||1576 miles||1370 nm||WSW|
|Funafuti||Sat 6:26 PM||2751 km||1710 miles||1486 nm||SW|
|Apia *||Sat 8:26 PM||2899 km||1801 miles||1565 nm||SSW|
|Wake Island||Sat 6:26 PM||2987 km||1856 miles||1613 nm||WNW|
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