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 Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 08:48:00 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: 93%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||100° 12' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.14 meters/second, 1487.3 km/hour, 924.2 miles/hour or 803.1 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' 22.3"||15.40 mi||west||0° 00' 00.4"||0.01 mi||north||15.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 28.0"||923.92 mi||west||0° 00' 29.0"||0.55 mi||north||923.95 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 38.3"||947.65 mi||east||0° 54' 01.1"||61.94 mi||north||952.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island||Tue 2:48 AM||1100 km||684 miles||594 nm|| SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Tue 2:48 AM||2574 km||1599 miles||1390 nm|| NNE|
|Lima||Tue 3:48 AM||2685 km||1668 miles||1450 nm|| ENE|
|Adamstown||Tue 12:48 AM||3073 km||1909 miles||1659 nm|| WSW|
|Santiago||Tue 4:48 AM||3178 km||1975 miles||1716 nm|| ESE|
|Quito||Tue 3:48 AM||3346 km||2079 miles||1807 nm|| NE|
|La Paz||Tue 4:48 AM||3417 km||2123 miles||1845 nm|| E|
|Sucre||Tue 4:48 AM||3652 km||2269 miles||1972 nm|| E|
|Córdoba||Tue 5:48 AM||3729 km||2317 miles||2014 nm|| ESE|
|San Jose||Tue 2:48 AM||3918 km||2435 miles||2116 nm|| NNE|
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