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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 18:16:00 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: 4%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||119° 58' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.38 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 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' 22.7"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 38.8"||937.87 mi||west||0° 05' 06.9"||5.87 mi||south||937.64 mi|
|24 hours||15° 10' 32.2"||989.91 mi||east||1° 21' 28.8"||93.42 mi||south||990.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Tue 10:16 AM||1216 km||755 miles||656 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Tue 1:16 PM||1376 km||855 miles||743 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Tue 8:16 AM||3130 km||1945 miles||1690 nm|| W|
|Galapagos Islands||Tue 12:16 PM||3894 km||2420 miles||2103 nm|| ENE|
|Rarotonga||Tue 8:16 AM||4152 km||2580 miles||2242 nm|| W|
|Lima||Tue 1:16 PM||4660 km||2896 miles||2516 nm|| E|
|Kiritimati||Wed 8:16 AM||4716 km||2931 miles||2547 nm|| WNW|
|Mexico City||Tue 12:16 PM||4864 km||3022 miles||2626 nm|| NNE|
|Guatemala||Tue 12:16 PM||4959 km||3081 miles||2677 nm|| NE|
|San Salvador||Tue 12:16 PM||4981 km||3095 miles||2690 nm|| NE|
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