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 18:36:00 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: 4%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||124° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.30 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.1 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"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||south||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 37.5"||937.68 mi||west||0° 05' 04.2"||5.81 mi||south||937.46 mi|
|24 hours||15° 10' 53.1"||990.11 mi||east||1° 20' 15.4"||92.02 mi||south||990.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Tue 10:36 AM||828 km||515 miles||447 nm|| SW|
|Easter Island *||Tue 1:36 PM||1786 km||1110 miles||964 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Tue 8:36 AM||2627 km||1632 miles||1418 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Tue 8:36 AM||3655 km||2271 miles||1973 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Wed 8:36 AM||4273 km||2655 miles||2307 nm|| WNW|
|Galapagos Islands||Tue 12:36 PM||4348 km||2702 miles||2348 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Tue 7:36 AM||4734 km||2942 miles||2556 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Wed 8:36 AM||5040 km||3132 miles||2721 nm|| W|
|Mexico City||Tue 12:36 PM||5132 km||3189 miles||2771 nm|| NE|
|Lima||Tue 1:36 PM||5163 km||3208 miles||2788 nm|| E|
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