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, October 17, 2012 at 20:46:00 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: 8%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||103° 02' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 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"||938.11 mi||west||0° 04' 58.9"||5.71 mi||south||937.88 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 29.8"||962.26 mi||east||1° 18' 56.0"||90.50 mi||south||962.52 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||1056 km||656 miles||570 nm|| SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 2:46 PM||2528 km||1571 miles||1365 nm|| NE|
|Adamstown||Wed 12:46 PM||2851 km||1772 miles||1539 nm|| WSW|
|Lima||Wed 3:46 PM||2901 km||1803 miles||1566 nm|| ENE|
|Quito||Wed 3:46 PM||3423 km||2127 miles||1848 nm|| NE|
|Santiago *||Wed 5:46 PM||3555 km||2209 miles||1920 nm|| ESE|
|La Paz||Wed 4:46 PM||3704 km||2302 miles||2000 nm|| E|
|San Jose||Wed 2:46 PM||3864 km||2401 miles||2087 nm|| NE|
|Rio Branco||Wed 4:46 PM||3927 km||2440 miles||2120 nm|| E|
|Managua||Wed 2:46 PM||3956 km||2458 miles||2136 nm|| NNE|
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