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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 20:16:00 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: 21%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||70° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.36 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 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' 25.4"||15.86 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||15.86 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 35.0"||951.36 mi||west||0° 07' 12.9"||8.27 mi||north||951.71 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 28.1"||878.72 mi||east||3° 18' 55.3"||227.98 mi||north||915.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arica *||Sat 5:16 PM||105 km||65 miles||56 nm|| SSW|
|Arequipa||Sat 3:16 PM||207 km||129 miles||112 nm|| NW|
|La Paz||Sat 4:16 PM||234 km||145 miles||126 nm|| ENE|
|Sucre||Sat 4:16 PM||527 km||328 miles||285 nm|| ESE|
|Rio Branco||Sat 4:16 PM||874 km||543 miles||472 nm|| NNE|
|Salta||Sat 5:16 PM||929 km||577 miles||502 nm|| SSE|
|Lima||Sat 3:16 PM||972 km||604 miles||525 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 5:16 PM||1539 km||956 miles||831 nm|| SE|
|Córdoba||Sat 5:16 PM||1641 km||1020 miles||886 nm|| SSE|
|Santiago *||Sat 5:16 PM||1756 km||1091 miles||948 nm|| S|
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