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, November 14, 2012 at 17:46:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||78° 28' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.94 meters/second, 1501.0 km/hour, 932.7 miles/hour or 810.5 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' 21.9"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.07 mi||south||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 59.4"||932.41 mi||west||0° 03' 27.5"||3.96 mi||south||932.25 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 54.7"||988.54 mi||east||0° 39' 16.1"||45.03 mi||south||987.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Wed 12:46 PM||920 km||572 miles||497 nm|| N|
|La Paz||Wed 1:46 PM||1168 km||726 miles||631 nm|| ENE|
|Sucre||Wed 1:46 PM||1391 km||864 miles||751 nm|| E|
|Rio Branco||Wed 1:46 PM||1612 km||1002 miles||870 nm|| NE|
|Santiago *||Wed 2:46 PM||1651 km||1026 miles||892 nm|| SSE|
|Córdoba||Wed 2:46 PM||1889 km||1174 miles||1020 nm|| SE|
|Guayaquil||Wed 12:46 PM||2002 km||1244 miles||1081 nm|| N|
|Asuncion *||Wed 2:46 PM||2207 km||1371 miles||1192 nm|| ESE|
|Quito||Wed 12:46 PM||2215 km||1376 miles||1196 nm|| N|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 11:46 AM||2461 km||1529 miles||1329 nm|| NNW|
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