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 15:56:00 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 45' ||South|
|Longitude: ||71° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.47 meters/second, 1495.7 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' 40.2"||929.13 mi||west||0° 01' 49.0"||2.08 mi||south||929.04 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 11.6"||993.26 mi||east||0° 00' 55.0"||1.05 mi||north||993.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Iquique *||Wed 12:56 PM||129 km||80 miles||70 nm|| ENE|
|Arequipa||Wed 10:56 AM||480 km||298 miles||259 nm|| N|
|La Paz||Wed 11:56 AM||575 km||357 miles||310 nm|| NE|
|Sucre||Wed 11:56 AM||657 km||408 miles||355 nm|| ENE|
|Salta||Wed 12:56 PM||751 km||467 miles||405 nm|| SE|
|Tucumán||Wed 12:56 PM||913 km||568 miles||493 nm|| SE|
|Lima||Wed 10:56 AM||1141 km||709 miles||616 nm|| NNW|
|Rio Branco||Wed 11:56 AM||1247 km||775 miles||673 nm|| NNE|
|Mendoza||Wed 12:56 PM||1369 km||850 miles||739 nm|| S|
|Córdoba||Wed 12:56 PM||1379 km||857 miles||745 nm|| SSE|
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