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 21:56:00 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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 37' ||South|
|Longitude: ||119° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.21 meters/second, 1509.2 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 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' 13.3"||937.51 mi||west||0° 04' 48.9"||5.52 mi||south||937.29 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 39.0"||961.86 mi||east||1° 14' 46.1"||85.73 mi||south||961.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Wed 1:56 PM||1219 km||757 miles||658 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Wed 4:56 PM||1352 km||840 miles||730 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Wed 11:56 AM||3145 km||1954 miles||1698 nm|| W|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 3:56 PM||3890 km||2417 miles||2100 nm|| ENE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:56 AM||4163 km||2587 miles||2248 nm|| W|
|Lima||Wed 4:56 PM||4646 km||2887 miles||2509 nm|| E|
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:56 AM||4738 km||2944 miles||2558 nm|| WNW|
|Mexico City *||Wed 4:56 PM||4873 km||3028 miles||2631 nm|| NNE|
|Guatemala||Wed 3:56 PM||4962 km||3083 miles||2679 nm|| NE|
|San Salvador||Wed 3:56 PM||4984 km||3097 miles||2691 nm|| NE|
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