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, June 20, 2012 at 17:08:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 17:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||63° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.24 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 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' 30.0"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 04.9"||0.09 mi||south||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 08.4"||944.28 mi||west||0° 04' 59.4"||5.72 mi||south||944.54 mi|
|24 hours||11° 51' 36.6"||772.32 mi||east||2° 26' 13.9"||167.64 mi||south||795.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Road Town||Wed 1:08 PM||168 km||104 miles||91 nm|| SSW|
|Cruz Bay||Wed 1:08 PM||186 km||116 miles||101 nm|| SSW|
|The Valley||Wed 1:08 PM||187 km||116 miles||101 nm|| SSE|
|Charlotte Amalie||Wed 1:08 PM||193 km||120 miles||104 nm|| SW|
|Marigot||Wed 1:08 PM||202 km||126 miles||109 nm|| SSE|
|Philipsburg||Wed 1:08 PM||208 km||129 miles||112 nm|| SSE|
|Gustavia||Wed 1:08 PM||230 km||143 miles||124 nm|| SSE|
|Christiansted||Wed 1:08 PM||240 km||149 miles||129 nm|| SSW|
|San Juan||Wed 1:08 PM||279 km||173 miles||150 nm|| WSW|
|Caguas||Wed 1:08 PM||286 km||178 miles||154 nm|| SW|
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