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 15:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||68° 53' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.49 meters/second, 1495.8 km/hour, 929.4 miles/hour or 807.6 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' 40.5"||929.16 mi||west||0° 01' 50.7"||2.12 mi||south||929.07 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 12.6"||993.31 mi||east||0° 00' 16.4"||0.31 mi||north||993.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Iquique *||Wed 12:46 PM||146 km||91 miles||79 nm|| WNW|
|Sucre||Wed 11:46 AM||423 km||263 miles||229 nm|| ENE|
|La Paz||Wed 11:46 AM||475 km||295 miles||257 nm|| N|
|Arequipa||Wed 10:46 AM||554 km||344 miles||299 nm|| NNW|
|Salta||Wed 12:46 PM||573 km||356 miles||309 nm|| SE|
|Santa Cruz||Wed 11:46 AM||682 km||424 miles||368 nm|| ENE|
|Tucumán||Wed 12:46 PM||770 km||479 miles||416 nm|| SSE|
|Asuncion *||Wed 12:46 PM||1257 km||781 miles||679 nm|| ESE|
|Córdoba||Wed 12:46 PM||1273 km||791 miles||687 nm|| SSE|
|Lima||Wed 10:46 AM||1296 km||805 miles||700 nm|| NW|
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