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 9:02:00 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 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.59 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"||938.28 mi||West||0° 01' 11.1"||1.36 mi||South||938.34 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 57.3"||757.64 mi||East||0° 55' 12.3"||63.29 mi||South||762.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 11:02 PM||1064 km||661 miles||575 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:02 PM||2347 km||1458 miles||1267 nm||SSW|
|San Francisco||Thu 1:02 AM||3070 km||1908 miles||1658 nm||NE|
|Midway||Wed 10:02 PM||3115 km||1935 miles||1682 nm||WNW|
|Los Angeles||Thu 1:02 AM||3237 km||2011 miles||1748 nm||ENE|
|Las Vegas||Thu 1:02 AM||3579 km||2224 miles||1933 nm||NE|
|Seattle||Thu 1:02 AM||3741 km||2325 miles||2020 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Thu 2:02 AM||3769 km||2342 miles||2035 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 2:02 AM||3798 km||2360 miles||2051 nm||ENE|
|Vancouver||Thu 1:02 AM||3833 km||2381 miles||2069 nm||NNE|
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