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 18:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||107° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.25 meters/second, 1494.9 km/hour, 928.9 miles/hour or 807.2 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"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 01.5"||0.03 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 37.2"||928.64 mi||west||0° 01' 25.0"||1.62 mi||south||928.57 mi|
|24 hours||15° 20' 47.6"||992.37 mi||east||0° 10' 34.8"||12.13 mi||north||993.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Wed 1:26 PM||728 km||452 miles||393 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Wed 10:26 AM||2395 km||1488 miles||1293 nm|| WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 12:26 PM||2916 km||1812 miles||1575 nm|| NE|
|Lima||Wed 1:26 PM||3355 km||2085 miles||1812 nm|| ENE|
|Santiago *||Wed 3:26 PM||3856 km||2396 miles||2082 nm|| ESE|
|Quito||Wed 1:26 PM||3862 km||2400 miles||2085 nm|| ENE|
|La Paz||Wed 2:26 PM||4137 km||2571 miles||2234 nm|| E|
|San Jose||Wed 12:26 PM||4237 km||2633 miles||2288 nm|| NE|
|San Salvador||Wed 12:26 PM||4294 km||2668 miles||2319 nm|| NNE|
|Managua||Wed 12:26 PM||4305 km||2675 miles||2324 nm|| NE|
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