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 21:46:00 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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 36' ||South|
|Longitude: ||117° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.25 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 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' 13.5"||937.60 mi||west||0° 04' 50.3"||5.55 mi||south||937.38 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 37.9"||961.92 mi||east||1° 15' 22.0"||86.41 mi||south||961.97 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Wed 4:46 PM||1169 km||726 miles||631 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Wed 1:46 PM||1439 km||894 miles||777 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Wed 11:46 AM||3397 km||2111 miles||1834 nm|| W|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 3:46 PM||3671 km||2281 miles||1982 nm|| ENE|
|Lima||Wed 4:46 PM||4395 km||2731 miles||2373 nm|| E|
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:46 AM||4412 km||2741 miles||2382 nm|| W|
|Quito||Wed 4:46 PM||4753 km||2954 miles||2567 nm|| ENE|
|Mexico City *||Wed 4:46 PM||4756 km||2955 miles||2568 nm|| NNE|
|Guatemala||Wed 3:46 PM||4796 km||2980 miles||2589 nm|| NE|
|San Salvador||Wed 3:46 PM||4810 km||2989 miles||2597 nm|| NE|
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