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 Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 08:18:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||104° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.68 meters/second, 1532.5 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.5 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' 23.9"||15.87 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||south||15.87 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 58.6"||951.99 mi||west||0° 08' 55.2"||10.23 mi||south||951.67 mi|
|24 hours||14° 35' 44.3"||964.95 mi||east||2° 57' 00.2"||202.91 mi||south||978.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Sun 3:18 AM||1223 km||760 miles||661 nm|| SSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 2:18 AM||2403 km||1493 miles||1298 nm|| NE|
|Adamstown||Sun 12:18 AM||2827 km||1756 miles||1526 nm|| WSW|
|Lima||Sun 3:18 AM||2976 km||1849 miles||1607 nm|| E|
|Quito||Sun 3:18 AM||3379 km||2100 miles||1825 nm|| ENE|
|San Jose||Sun 2:18 AM||3722 km||2313 miles||2010 nm|| NE|
|San Salvador||Sun 2:18 AM||3787 km||2353 miles||2045 nm|| NNE|
|Managua||Sun 2:18 AM||3791 km||2356 miles||2047 nm|| NNE|
|Santiago *||Sun 5:18 AM||3804 km||2364 miles||2054 nm|| SE|
|Guatemala||Sun 2:18 AM||3817 km||2372 miles||2061 nm|| NNE|
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