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, August 26, 2012 at 02:48:00 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: 67%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 18' ||South|
|Longitude: ||114° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.36 meters/second, 1495.3 km/hour, 929.1 miles/hour or 807.4 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' 24.6"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 40.7"||928.88 mi||west||0° 01' 12.5"||1.39 mi||north||928.95 mi|
|24 hours||13° 59' 51.7"||902.24 mi||east||1° 06' 48.8"||76.61 mi||north||908.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island||Sat 8:48 PM||800 km||497 miles||432 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Sat 6:48 PM||1694 km||1053 miles||915 nm|| WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 8:48 PM||3485 km||2165 miles||1882 nm|| NE|
|Papeete||Sat 4:48 PM||3745 km||2327 miles||2022 nm|| W|
|Lima||Sat 9:48 PM||4068 km||2528 miles||2196 nm|| E|
|Santiago||Sat 10:48 PM||4462 km||2773 miles||2409 nm|| ESE|
|Quito||Sat 9:48 PM||4511 km||2803 miles||2436 nm|| ENE|
|Rarotonga||Sat 4:48 PM||4728 km||2938 miles||2553 nm|| W|
|San Salvador||Sat 8:48 PM||4730 km||2939 miles||2554 nm|| NE|
|Guatemala||Sat 8:48 PM||4731 km||2940 miles||2555 nm|| NE|
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