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 13:56:00 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 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||85° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.85 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 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' 27.2"||16.29 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.29 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 13.5"||977.03 mi||west||0° 10' 31.9"||12.07 mi||south||976.78 mi|
|24 hours||13° 32' 26.9"||915.33 mi||east||3° 52' 10.5"||266.05 mi||south||946.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Sun 8:56 AM||933 km||579 miles||504 nm|| E|
|Guayaquil||Sun 8:56 AM||1278 km||794 miles||690 nm|| NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 7:56 AM||1333 km||828 miles||720 nm|| NNW|
|Quito||Sun 8:56 AM||1545 km||960 miles||834 nm|| NNE|
|La Paz||Sun 9:56 AM||1941 km||1206 miles||1048 nm|| ESE|
|Rio Branco||Sun 9:56 AM||1959 km||1217 miles||1058 nm|| E|
|Bogota||Sun 8:56 AM||2263 km||1406 miles||1222 nm|| NE|
|Sucre||Sun 9:56 AM||2303 km||1431 miles||1244 nm|| ESE|
|Panama||Sun 8:56 AM||2446 km||1520 miles||1321 nm|| NNE|
|San Jose||Sun 7:56 AM||2462 km||1530 miles||1329 nm|| N|
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