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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 33' ||South|
|Longitude: ||78° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.24 meters/second, 1599.3 km/hour, 993.7 miles/hour or 863.5 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' 29.3"||16.56 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 22.0"||993.63 mi||west||0° 11' 38.0"||13.33 mi||south||993.50 mi|
|24 hours||12° 37' 36.0"||865.90 mi||east||4° 29' 05.1"||308.25 mi||south||914.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Trujillo||Sat 7:36 AM||61 km||38 miles||33 nm|| S|
|Chiclayo||Sat 7:36 AM||125 km||78 miles||67 nm|| NW|
|Lima||Sat 7:36 AM||541 km||336 miles||292 nm|| SSE|
|Guayaquil||Sat 7:36 AM||599 km||372 miles||324 nm|| N|
|Quito||Sat 7:36 AM||811 km||504 miles||438 nm|| N|
|Cali||Sat 7:36 AM||1241 km||771 miles||670 nm|| NNE|
|Rio Branco||Sat 8:36 AM||1255 km||780 miles||677 nm|| ESE|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 6:36 AM||1391 km||865 miles||751 nm|| WNW|
|Bogota||Sat 7:36 AM||1452 km||902 miles||784 nm|| NNE|
|La Paz||Sat 8:36 AM||1538 km||956 miles||831 nm|| SE|
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