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 Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 14:50:00 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: 24%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||97° 48' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.87 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 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' 29.3"||16.03 mi||west||0° 00' 08.4"||0.16 mi||north||16.03 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 26.6"||961.43 mi||west||0° 08' 27.0"||9.69 mi||north||961.83 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 55.5"||789.52 mi||east||3° 42' 21.0"||254.80 mi||north||836.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Sat 9:50 AM||1674 km||1040 miles||904 nm|| SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 8:50 AM||1941 km||1206 miles||1048 nm|| NNE|
|Lima||Sat 9:50 AM||2291 km||1424 miles||1237 nm|| E|
|Guayaquil||Sat 9:50 AM||2514 km||1562 miles||1358 nm|| NE|
|Quito||Sat 9:50 AM||2775 km||1725 miles||1499 nm|| NE|
|La Paz||Sat 10:50 AM||3165 km||1967 miles||1709 nm|| E|
|San Jose||Sat 8:50 AM||3286 km||2042 miles||1774 nm|| NNE|
|Santiago *||Sat 11:50 AM||3307 km||2055 miles||1785 nm|| SE|
|Rio Branco||Sat 10:50 AM||3324 km||2065 miles||1795 nm|| E|
|Managua||Sat 8:50 AM||3408 km||2118 miles||1840 nm|| NNE|
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