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 16:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 46' ||South|
|Longitude: ||83° 15' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.39 meters/second, 1495.4 km/hour, 929.2 miles/hour or 807.5 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"||0.03 mi||south||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 39.1"||928.95 mi||west||0° 01' 41.0"||1.93 mi||south||928.87 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 05.9"||992.99 mi||east||0° 04' 08.4"||4.75 mi||north||993.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Wed 11:46 AM||1170 km||727 miles||631 nm|| NE|
|La Paz||Wed 12:46 PM||1662 km||1033 miles||897 nm|| ENE|
|Santiago *||Wed 1:46 PM||1874 km||1164 miles||1012 nm|| SE|
|Sucre||Wed 12:46 PM||1891 km||1175 miles||1021 nm|| E|
|Rio Branco||Wed 12:46 PM||2039 km||1267 miles||1101 nm|| ENE|
|Guayaquil||Wed 11:46 AM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm|| N|
|Córdoba||Wed 1:46 PM||2238 km||1391 miles||1208 nm|| SE|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 10:46 AM||2304 km||1432 miles||1244 nm|| NNW|
|Quito||Wed 11:46 AM||2330 km||1448 miles||1258 nm|| NNE|
|Asuncion *||Wed 1:46 PM||2667 km||1657 miles||1440 nm|| ESE|
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