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 Thursday, October 18, 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: 16%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||102° 39' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.83 meters/second, 1497.0 km/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 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' 23.0"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.03 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 07.9"||929.96 mi||west||0° 01' 15.8"||1.45 mi||south||929.89 mi|
|24 hours||14° 36' 35.6"||944.45 mi||east||0° 10' 41.7"||12.26 mi||north||945.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Thu 4:46 PM||967 km||601 miles||522 nm|| SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 3:46 PM||2625 km||1631 miles||1418 nm|| NE|
|Adamstown||Thu 1:46 PM||2848 km||1769 miles||1538 nm|| WSW|
|Lima||Thu 4:46 PM||2899 km||1802 miles||1566 nm|| ENE|
|Santiago *||Thu 6:46 PM||3445 km||2140 miles||1860 nm|| ESE|
|Quito||Thu 4:46 PM||3480 km||2163 miles||1879 nm|| NE|
|La Paz||Thu 5:46 PM||3667 km||2278 miles||1980 nm|| E|
|Sucre||Thu 5:46 PM||3911 km||2430 miles||2112 nm|| E|
|Rio Branco||Thu 5:46 PM||3918 km||2435 miles||2116 nm|| ENE|
|San Jose||Thu 3:46 PM||3967 km||2465 miles||2142 nm|| NNE|
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