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, September 19, 2012 at 21:46:00 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: 19%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 10' ||South|
|Longitude: ||99° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.73 meters/second, 1525.4 km/hour, 947.9 miles/hour or 823.7 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' 24.9"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 06.8"||0.13 mi||south||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 59.6"||947.63 mi||west||0° 06' 51.2"||7.86 mi||south||947.35 mi|
|24 hours||14° 08' 51.0"||929.95 mi||east||2° 08' 39.2"||147.50 mi||south||935.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Wed 4:46 PM||1380 km||857 miles||745 nm|| SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 3:46 PM||2220 km||1379 miles||1198 nm|| NNE|
|Lima||Wed 4:46 PM||2551 km||1585 miles||1377 nm|| ENE|
|Quito||Wed 4:46 PM||3072 km||1909 miles||1659 nm|| NE|
|Adamstown||Wed 1:46 PM||3207 km||1993 miles||1732 nm|| WSW|
|Santiago *||Wed 6:46 PM||3370 km||2094 miles||1820 nm|| SE|
|La Paz||Wed 5:46 PM||3382 km||2102 miles||1826 nm|| E|
|San Jose||Wed 3:46 PM||3563 km||2214 miles||1924 nm|| NNE|
|Sucre||Wed 5:46 PM||3655 km||2271 miles||1974 nm|| E|
|Managua||Wed 3:46 PM||3674 km||2283 miles||1984 nm|| NNE|
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