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 16:10:00 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: 23%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||117° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 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' 29.5"||16.04 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||16.04 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 32.4"||962.47 mi||west||0° 08' 33.2"||9.81 mi||north||962.86 mi|
|24 hours||11° 51' 43.7"||787.85 mi||east||3° 44' 28.1"||257.23 mi||north||835.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Sat 11:10 AM||1443 km||897 miles||779 nm|| SSE|
|Adamstown||Sat 8:10 AM||1666 km||1035 miles||899 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Sat 6:10 AM||3456 km||2147 miles||1866 nm|| W|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 10:10 AM||3464 km||2153 miles||1871 nm|| ENE|
|Lima||Sat 11:10 AM||4346 km||2700 miles||2347 nm|| E|
|Mexico City||Sat 10:10 AM||4411 km||2741 miles||2382 nm|| NNE|
|Guatemala||Sat 10:10 AM||4495 km||2793 miles||2427 nm|| NE|
|San Salvador||Sat 10:10 AM||4518 km||2808 miles||2440 nm|| NE|
|Rarotonga||Sat 6:10 AM||4519 km||2808 miles||2440 nm|| WSW|
|Quito||Sat 11:10 AM||4594 km||2855 miles||2481 nm|| ENE|
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