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 Monday, April 16, 2012 at 14:18:00 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: 20%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, April 16, 2012 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||85° 24' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.41 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.6 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' 33.3"||16.72 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 21.4"||1003.05 mi||west||0° 11' 17.2"||12.93 mi||north||1003.28 mi|
|24 hours||10° 30' 50.8"||724.53 mi||east||4° 32' 43.3"||312.33 mi||north||790.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Mon 8:18 AM||653 km||406 miles||352 nm|| NW|
|Guayaquil||Mon 9:18 AM||685 km||426 miles||370 nm|| ENE|
|Quito||Mon 9:18 AM||932 km||579 miles||503 nm|| NE|
|Lima||Mon 9:18 AM||1205 km||749 miles||651 nm|| SE|
|Cali||Mon 9:18 AM||1359 km||845 miles||734 nm|| NE|
|Bogota||Mon 9:18 AM||1651 km||1026 miles||891 nm|| NE|
|Medellin||Mon 9:18 AM||1656 km||1029 miles||894 nm|| NE|
|San Jose||Mon 8:18 AM||1661 km||1032 miles||897 nm|| N|
|Panama||Mon 9:18 AM||1682 km||1045 miles||908 nm|| NNE|
|Managua||Mon 8:18 AM||1902 km||1182 miles||1027 nm|| N|
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