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 21:08:00 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: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||122° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.32 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 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"||15.89 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||south||15.90 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 14.3"||953.42 mi||west||0° 08' 06.5"||9.29 mi||south||953.12 mi|
|24 hours||14° 31' 11.8"||961.09 mi||east||2° 39' 15.2"||182.56 mi||south||971.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Tue 1:08 PM||1178 km||732 miles||636 nm|| SW|
|Easter Island *||Tue 4:08 PM||1790 km||1112 miles||966 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Tue 11:08 AM||2843 km||1766 miles||1535 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Tue 11:08 AM||3910 km||2430 miles||2111 nm|| WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Tue 3:08 PM||4048 km||2515 miles||2186 nm|| ENE|
|Kiritimati||Wed 11:08 AM||4321 km||2685 miles||2333 nm|| WNW|
|Mexico City *||Tue 4:08 PM||4781 km||2971 miles||2582 nm|| NNE|
|Lima||Tue 4:08 PM||4955 km||3079 miles||2675 nm|| E|
|Guatemala||Tue 3:08 PM||4974 km||3090 miles||2686 nm|| NE|
|Alofi||Tue 10:08 AM||4979 km||3094 miles||2688 nm|| W|
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