Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 12:22:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 12:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||88° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.50 meters/second, 1495.8 km/hour, 929.4 miles/hour or 807.7 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' 25.7"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 52.6"||929.20 mi||west||0° 03' 07.6"||3.59 mi||north||929.38 mi|
|24 hours||13° 21' 11.6"||859.84 mi||east||1° 48' 58.3"||124.95 mi||north||874.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Thu 7:22 AM||1570 km||975 miles||848 nm|| NE|
|Santiago *||Thu 9:22 AM||2168 km||1347 miles||1171 nm|| SE|
|La Paz||Thu 8:22 AM||2169 km||1348 miles||1171 nm|| ENE|
|Easter Island *||Thu 7:22 AM||2243 km||1394 miles||1211 nm|| WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 6:22 AM||2280 km||1417 miles||1231 nm|| N|
|Guayaquil||Thu 7:22 AM||2306 km||1433 miles||1245 nm|| NNE|
|Sucre||Thu 8:22 AM||2397 km||1489 miles||1294 nm|| E|
|Quito||Thu 7:22 AM||2568 km||1596 miles||1387 nm|| NNE|
|Córdoba||Thu 9:22 AM||2620 km||1628 miles||1415 nm|| ESE|
|Asuncion *||Thu 9:22 AM||3135 km||1948 miles||1693 nm|| ESE|
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