Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 8:46:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 8%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 23.2"||15.64 mi||West||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||South||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 15.1"||938.05 mi||West||0° 04' 59.1"||5.72 mi||South||937.83 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 29.6"||962.20 mi||East||1° 19' 00.0"||90.57 mi||South||962.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Wed 3:46 PM||1073 km||667 miles||579 nm||SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 2:46 PM||2511 km||1560 miles||1356 nm||NE|
|Lima||Wed 3:46 PM||2874 km||1786 miles||1552 nm||ENE|
|Adamstown||Wed 12:46 PM||2878 km||1788 miles||1554 nm||WSW|
|Quito||Wed 3:46 PM||3400 km||2112 miles||1836 nm||NE|
|Santiago *||Wed 5:46 PM||3533 km||2196 miles||1908 nm||ESE|
|La Paz||Wed 4:46 PM||3676 km||2284 miles||1985 nm||E|
|San Jose||Wed 2:46 PM||3849 km||2391 miles||2078 nm||NNE|
|Rio Branco||Wed 4:46 PM||3899 km||2423 miles||2105 nm||E|
|Sucre||Wed 4:46 PM||3934 km||2445 miles||2124 nm||E|
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