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 8:52:00 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: 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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 419.58 meters/second, 1510.5 kilometres/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"||938.26 mi||West||0° 01' 10.2"||1.34 mi||South||938.32 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 58.8"||757.65 mi||East||0° 54' 49.1"||62.85 mi||South||762.51 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 10:52 PM||1315 km||817 miles||710 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 10:52 PM||2476 km||1538 miles||1337 nm||SSW|
|San Francisco||Thu 12:52 AM||2890 km||1796 miles||1560 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles||Thu 12:52 AM||3027 km||1881 miles||1635 nm||NE|
|Midway||Wed 9:52 PM||3350 km||2081 miles||1809 nm||WNW|
|Las Vegas||Thu 12:52 AM||3375 km||2097 miles||1823 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Thu 1:52 AM||3550 km||2206 miles||1917 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 1:52 AM||3564 km||2215 miles||1924 nm||ENE|
|Seattle||Thu 12:52 AM||3614 km||2246 miles||1951 nm||NNE|
|Vancouver||Thu 12:52 AM||3716 km||2309 miles||2006 nm||NNE|
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