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 Monday, September 17, 2012 at 18:02:00 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: 4%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||73° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.58 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.4 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' 27.7"||16.43 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 37.6"||985.42 mi||west||0° 11' 38.3"||13.33 mi||south||985.22 mi|
|24 hours||13° 11' 52.2"||899.39 mi||east||4° 20' 26.7"||298.40 mi||south||941.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Mon 1:02 PM||500 km||310 miles||270 nm|| WSW|
|Rio Branco||Mon 2:02 PM||570 km||354 miles||308 nm|| E|
|La Paz||Mon 2:02 PM||902 km||560 miles||487 nm|| SE|
|Guayaquil||Mon 1:02 PM||1141 km||709 miles||616 nm|| NW|
|Quito||Mon 1:02 PM||1230 km||764 miles||664 nm|| NNW|
|Sucre||Mon 2:02 PM||1310 km||814 miles||708 nm|| SE|
|Cali||Mon 1:02 PM||1521 km||945 miles||821 nm|| NNW|
|Bogota||Mon 1:02 PM||1612 km||1002 miles||870 nm|| N|
|Manaus||Mon 2:02 PM||1621 km||1007 miles||875 nm|| ENE|
|Medellin||Mon 1:02 PM||1809 km||1124 miles||977 nm|| N|
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