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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 15:36:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||66° 29' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.50 meters/second, 1495.8 km/hour, 929.5 miles/hour or 807.7 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' 21.6"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.04 mi||south||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 40.6"||929.20 mi||west||0° 01' 52.3"||2.15 mi||south||929.11 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 13.3"||993.36 mi||east||0° 00' 22.2"||0.43 mi||south||993.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Potosi||Wed 11:36 AM||149 km||92 miles||80 nm|| NNE|
|Sucre||Wed 11:36 AM||228 km||141 miles||123 nm|| NE|
|Salta||Wed 12:36 PM||462 km||287 miles||250 nm|| SSE|
|Santa Cruz||Wed 11:36 AM||477 km||296 miles||257 nm|| NE|
|La Paz||Wed 11:36 AM||499 km||310 miles||270 nm|| NNW|
|Tucumán||Wed 12:36 PM||687 km||427 miles||371 nm|| S|
|Asuncion *||Wed 12:36 PM||1037 km||645 miles||560 nm|| ESE|
|Córdoba||Wed 12:36 PM||1206 km||749 miles||651 nm|| S|
|Mendoza||Wed 12:36 PM||1368 km||850 miles||739 nm|| S|
|Santiago *||Wed 12:36 PM||1467 km||911 miles||792 nm|| SSW|
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