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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:46:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 20%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||68° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.24 meters/second, 1574.1 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 849.9 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' 27.3"||16.30 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.30 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 20.0"||977.91 mi||west||0° 10' 36.0"||12.15 mi||south||977.66 mi|
|24 hours||13° 29' 49.0"||913.07 mi||east||3° 54' 24.0"||268.60 mi||south||944.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rio Branco||Sun 8:46 AM||251 km||156 miles||136 nm|| NNE|
|La Paz||Sun 8:46 AM||495 km||308 miles||267 nm|| S|
|Arequipa||Sun 7:46 AM||568 km||353 miles||307 nm|| SSW|
|Porto Velho||Sun 8:46 AM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm|| NE|
|Sucre||Sun 8:46 AM||856 km||532 miles||462 nm|| SSE|
|Lima||Sun 7:46 AM||903 km||561 miles||488 nm|| W|
|Manaus||Sun 8:46 AM||1379 km||857 miles||745 nm|| NE|
|Guayaquil||Sun 7:46 AM||1644 km||1022 miles||888 nm|| NW|
|Quito||Sun 7:46 AM||1696 km||1054 miles||916 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Sun 9:46 AM||1871 km||1163 miles||1011 nm|| SE|
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