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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 31' ||South|
|Longitude: ||76° 32' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.28 meters/second, 1599.4 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 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||16.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 22.7"||993.72 mi||west||0° 11' 38.3"||13.33 mi||south||993.59 mi|
|24 hours||12° 37' 16.0"||865.58 mi||east||4° 29' 15.2"||308.44 mi||south||913.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Sat 7:26 AM||505 km||314 miles||273 nm|| S|
|Guayaquil||Sat 7:26 AM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm|| NNW|
|Quito||Sat 7:26 AM||835 km||519 miles||451 nm|| NNW|
|Rio Branco||Sat 8:26 AM||998 km||620 miles||539 nm|| ESE|
|Cali||Sat 7:26 AM||1208 km||750 miles||652 nm|| N|
|La Paz||Sat 8:26 AM||1351 km||839 miles||729 nm|| SE|
|Bogota||Sat 7:26 AM||1371 km||852 miles||740 nm|| NNE|
|Medellin||Sat 7:26 AM||1526 km||948 miles||824 nm|| N|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 6:26 AM||1624 km||1009 miles||877 nm|| WNW|
|Sucre||Sat 8:26 AM||1763 km||1096 miles||952 nm|| SE|
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