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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 17:16:00 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: 10%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 37' ||South|
|Longitude: ||120° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.18 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 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' 24.6"||15.93 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||south||15.93 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 39.6"||955.33 mi||west||0° 08' 14.2"||9.44 mi||south||955.04 mi|
|24 hours||14° 31' 42.9"||963.12 mi||east||2° 45' 06.0"||189.26 mi||south||974.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Mon 9:16 AM||1398 km||869 miles||755 nm|| SW|
|Easter Island *||Mon 12:16 PM||1606 km||998 miles||867 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Mon 7:16 AM||3134 km||1947 miles||1692 nm|| W|
|Galapagos Islands||Mon 11:16 AM||3769 km||2342 miles||2035 nm|| ENE|
|Rarotonga||Mon 7:16 AM||4199 km||2609 miles||2267 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 7:16 AM||4572 km||2841 miles||2469 nm|| WNW|
|Mexico City||Mon 11:16 AM||4600 km||2858 miles||2484 nm|| NNE|
|Lima||Mon 12:16 PM||4665 km||2899 miles||2519 nm|| E|
|Guatemala||Mon 11:16 AM||4743 km||2947 miles||2561 nm|| NE|
|San Salvador||Mon 11:16 AM||4775 km||2967 miles||2578 nm|| NE|
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