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 Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 15:48:00 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: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 18' ||North|
|Longitude: ||86° 24' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.32 meters/second, 1617.6 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 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' 34.1"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 34' 13.0"||1005.08 mi||west||0° 11' 00.8"||12.61 mi||north||1005.04 mi|
|24 hours||10° 20' 35.9"||713.50 mi||east||4° 16' 35.0"||293.88 mi||north||769.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|David||Wed 10:48 AM||634 km||394 miles||342 nm|| NE|
|San Jose||Wed 9:48 AM||674 km||419 miles||364 nm|| NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 9:48 AM||676 km||420 miles||365 nm|| SSW|
|Alajuela||Wed 9:48 AM||677 km||421 miles||366 nm|| NNE|
|Masaya||Wed 9:48 AM||850 km||528 miles||459 nm|| N|
|Managua||Wed 9:48 AM||869 km||540 miles||469 nm|| N|
|Panama||Wed 10:48 AM||921 km||572 miles||497 nm|| NE|
|Quito||Wed 10:48 AM||1012 km||629 miles||546 nm|| ESE|
|Guayaquil||Wed 10:48 AM||1021 km||634 miles||551 nm|| SE|
|San Salvador||Wed 9:48 AM||1084 km||674 miles||586 nm|| NNW|
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