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 Tuesday, October 16, 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: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 28' ||South|
|Longitude: ||78° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.36 meters/second, 1538.5 km/hour, 956.0 miles/hour or 830.7 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' 24.3"||15.93 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||south||15.93 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 24.9"||955.77 mi||west||0° 08' 28.3"||9.71 mi||south||955.47 mi|
|24 hours||14° 27' 55.0"||959.64 mi||east||2° 48' 56.6"||193.66 mi||south||971.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Tue 1:02 PM||503 km||313 miles||272 nm|| NNE|
|La Paz||Tue 2:02 PM||1071 km||666 miles||578 nm|| E|
|Rio Branco||Tue 2:02 PM||1331 km||827 miles||719 nm|| ENE|
|Sucre||Tue 2:02 PM||1397 km||868 miles||754 nm|| ESE|
|Guayaquil||Tue 1:02 PM||1588 km||987 miles||857 nm|| N|
|Quito||Tue 1:02 PM||1796 km||1116 miles||970 nm|| N|
|Santiago *||Tue 3:02 PM||2024 km||1258 miles||1093 nm|| SSE|
|Galapagos Islands||Tue 12:02 PM||2130 km||1324 miles||1150 nm|| NW|
|Córdoba||Tue 3:02 PM||2180 km||1354 miles||1177 nm|| SE|
|Asuncion *||Tue 3:02 PM||2344 km||1457 miles||1266 nm|| ESE|
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