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, December 8, 2012 at 12:16:00 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: 30%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||74° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.32 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 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' 29.3"||16.56 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 23.5"||993.81 mi||west||0° 11' 38.5"||13.33 mi||south||993.68 mi|
|24 hours||12° 36' 56.0"||865.27 mi||east||4° 29' 25.1"||308.63 mi||south||913.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cruzeiro do Sul||Sat 8:16 AM||161 km||100 miles||87 nm|| E|
|Lima||Sat 7:16 AM||598 km||371 miles||323 nm|| SSW|
|Rio Branco||Sat 8:16 AM||747 km||464 miles||403 nm|| ESE|
|Guayaquil||Sat 7:16 AM||866 km||538 miles||468 nm|| NW|
|Quito||Sat 7:16 AM||938 km||583 miles||506 nm|| NNW|
|La Paz||Sat 8:16 AM||1192 km||740 miles||643 nm|| SSE|
|Cali||Sat 7:16 AM||1233 km||766 miles||666 nm|| NNW|
|Bogota||Sat 7:16 AM||1340 km||833 miles||724 nm|| N|
|Medellin||Sat 7:16 AM||1528 km||949 miles||825 nm|| N|
|Sucre||Sat 8:16 AM||1597 km||992 miles||862 nm|| SE|
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