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, May 9, 2012 at 08:34:00 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: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||82° 06' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.36 meters/second, 1498.9 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.3 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"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 04.0"||0.08 mi||north||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 00.8"||931.15 mi||west||0° 04' 02.8"||4.64 mi||north||931.37 mi|
|24 hours||13° 58' 42.1"||903.89 mi||east||2° 12' 19.8"||151.72 mi||north||922.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Wed 3:34 AM||1110 km||690 miles||600 nm|| NNE|
|La Paz||Wed 4:34 AM||1548 km||962 miles||836 nm|| ENE|
|Sucre||Wed 4:34 AM||1773 km||1102 miles||957 nm|| E|
|Santiago||Wed 4:34 AM||1796 km||1116 miles||970 nm|| SE|
|Guayaquil||Wed 3:34 AM||2072 km||1288 miles||1119 nm|| N|
|Córdoba||Wed 5:34 AM||2138 km||1329 miles||1155 nm|| SE|
|Quito||Wed 3:34 AM||2311 km||1436 miles||1248 nm|| N|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 2:34 AM||2350 km||1460 miles||1269 nm|| NNW|
|Asuncion||Wed 4:34 AM||2551 km||1585 miles||1377 nm|| ESE|
|Buenos Aires||Wed 5:34 AM||2782 km||1729 miles||1502 nm|| SE|
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