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, September 23, 2012 at 01:48:00 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: 53%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||115° 35' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.27 meters/second, 1505.8 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 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' 25.4"||15.59 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.07 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 26.2"||935.42 mi||west||0° 03' 32.9"||4.07 mi||north||935.61 mi|
|24 hours||13° 33' 32.2"||879.36 mi||east||1° 58' 38.5"||136.02 mi||north||895.19 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||979 km||608 miles||528 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Sat 5:48 PM||1578 km||980 miles||852 nm|| WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 7:48 PM||3555 km||2209 miles||1920 nm|| NE|
|Papeete||Sat 3:48 PM||3586 km||2228 miles||1936 nm|| W|
|Lima||Sat 8:48 PM||4213 km||2618 miles||2275 nm|| E|
|Rarotonga||Sat 3:48 PM||4586 km||2850 miles||2476 nm|| W|
|Quito||Sat 8:48 PM||4611 km||2865 miles||2490 nm|| ENE|
|Santiago *||Sat 10:48 PM||4651 km||2890 miles||2511 nm|| ESE|
|Guatemala||Sat 7:48 PM||4743 km||2947 miles||2561 nm|| NE|
|San Salvador||Sat 7:48 PM||4749 km||2951 miles||2564 nm|| NE|
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