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, May 6, 2012 at 05:48:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||87° 17' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.75 meters/second, 1518.3 km/hour, 943.4 miles/hour or 819.8 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' 22.8"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.15 mi||south||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 55.0"||943.17 mi||west||0° 07' 32.2"||8.64 mi||south||942.86 mi|
|24 hours||15° 02' 01.5"||985.89 mi||east||2° 20' 12.9"||160.76 mi||south||991.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Sun 12:48 AM||1315 km||817 miles||710 nm|| ENE|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 11:48 PM||1971 km||1224 miles||1064 nm|| N|
|Guayaquil||Sun 12:48 AM||1980 km||1230 miles||1069 nm|| NNE|
|La Paz||Sun 1:48 AM||2045 km||1271 miles||1104 nm|| E|
|Quito||Sun 12:48 AM||2244 km||1394 miles||1212 nm|| NNE|
|Sucre||Sun 1:48 AM||2320 km||1442 miles||1253 nm|| E|
|Santiago||Sun 1:48 AM||2334 km||1451 miles||1260 nm|| SE|
|Easter Island||Sat 11:48 PM||2447 km||1521 miles||1321 nm|| WSW|
|Córdoba||Sun 2:48 AM||2724 km||1693 miles||1471 nm|| SE|
|Bogota||Sun 12:48 AM||2946 km||1831 miles||1591 nm|| NNE|
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