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 08:56:00 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: 85%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 08:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 48' ||South|
|Longitude: ||87° 23' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.44 meters/second, 1499.2 km/hour, 931.5 miles/hour or 809.5 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"||15.53 mi||west||0° 00' 04.0"||0.08 mi||north||15.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 02.7"||931.34 mi||west||0° 04' 05.8"||4.70 mi||north||931.56 mi|
|24 hours||13° 57' 53.1"||903.16 mi||east||2° 13' 24.6"||152.96 mi||north||922.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Wed 3:56 AM||1467 km||912 miles||792 nm|| NE|
|La Paz||Wed 4:56 AM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm|| E|
|Santiago||Wed 4:56 AM||2164 km||1344 miles||1168 nm|| SE|
|Guayaquil||Wed 3:56 AM||2210 km||1373 miles||1193 nm|| NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 2:56 AM||2215 km||1376 miles||1196 nm|| N|
|Sucre||Wed 4:56 AM||2322 km||1443 miles||1254 nm|| E|
|Easter Island||Wed 2:56 AM||2337 km||1452 miles||1262 nm|| WSW|
|Quito||Wed 3:56 AM||2472 km||1536 miles||1335 nm|| NNE|
|Córdoba||Wed 5:56 AM||2595 km||1612 miles||1401 nm|| ESE|
|Asuncion||Wed 4:56 AM||3082 km||1915 miles||1664 nm|| ESE|
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