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 27, 2012 at 8:42:00 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: 99%
|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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 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' 30.6"||15.64 mi||West||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||South||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 39.4"||938.24 mi||West||0° 01' 09.2"||1.32 mi||South||938.30 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 00.5"||757.67 mi||East||0° 54' 26.0"||62.41 mi||South||762.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 10:42 PM||1566 km||973 miles||846 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 10:42 PM||2625 km||1631 miles||1418 nm||SW|
|San Francisco||Thu 12:42 AM||2717 km||1688 miles||1467 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles||Thu 12:42 AM||2822 km||1754 miles||1524 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas||Thu 12:42 AM||3175 km||1973 miles||1715 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 1:42 AM||3331 km||2069 miles||1798 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Thu 1:42 AM||3334 km||2072 miles||1800 nm||ENE|
|Seattle||Thu 12:42 AM||3495 km||2172 miles||1887 nm||NNE|
|Midway||Wed 9:42 PM||3586 km||2228 miles||1936 nm||WNW|
|Vancouver||Thu 12:42 AM||3607 km||2241 miles||1948 nm||NNE|
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