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 22:08:00 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 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 38' ||South|
|Longitude: ||122° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.17 meters/second, 1509.0 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 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' 12.9"||937.41 mi||west||0° 04' 47.2"||5.49 mi||south||937.20 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 40.2"||961.78 mi||east||1° 14' 03.2"||84.91 mi||south||961.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Wed 2:08 PM||971 km||603 miles||524 nm|| SW|
|Easter Island *||Wed 5:08 PM||1594 km||990 miles||861 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Wed 12:08 PM||2843 km||1767 miles||1535 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Wed 12:08 PM||3865 km||2402 miles||2087 nm|| W|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 4:08 PM||4159 km||2584 miles||2246 nm|| ENE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 12:08 PM||4470 km||2778 miles||2414 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Wed 11:08 AM||4946 km||3073 miles||2671 nm|| W|
|Lima||Wed 5:08 PM||4947 km||3074 miles||2671 nm|| E|
|Mexico City *||Wed 5:08 PM||5028 km||3124 miles||2715 nm|| NNE|
|Guatemala||Wed 4:08 PM||5173 km||3214 miles||2793 nm|| NE|
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