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 21:36:00 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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 36' ||South|
|Longitude: ||115° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.29 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 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' 23.2"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 04.9"||0.09 mi||south||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 13.8"||937.68 mi||west||0° 04' 51.8"||5.58 mi||south||937.46 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 36.6"||961.98 mi||east||1° 15' 57.6"||87.10 mi||south||962.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Wed 4:36 PM||1012 km||629 miles||547 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Wed 1:36 PM||1666 km||1035 miles||900 nm|| WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 3:36 PM||3457 km||2148 miles||1867 nm|| NE|
|Papeete||Wed 11:36 AM||3648 km||2267 miles||1970 nm|| W|
|Lima||Wed 4:36 PM||4144 km||2575 miles||2238 nm|| E|
|Quito||Wed 4:36 PM||4521 km||2809 miles||2441 nm|| ENE|
|Guatemala||Wed 3:36 PM||4638 km||2882 miles||2504 nm|| NE|
|Santiago *||Wed 6:36 PM||4639 km||2883 miles||2505 nm|| ESE|
|San Salvador||Wed 3:36 PM||4644 km||2886 miles||2508 nm|| NE|
|Mexico City *||Wed 4:36 PM||4651 km||2890 miles||2511 nm|| NNE|
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