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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 19:42:00 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: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 19:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||110° 02' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.01 meters/second, 1497.6 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.7 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' 21.8"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||north||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 55.5"||930.37 mi||west||0° 02' 38.4"||3.03 mi||north||930.50 mi|
|24 hours||14° 58' 27.6"||969.77 mi||east||1° 44' 26.5"||119.74 mi||north||982.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Thu 2:42 PM||723 km||449 miles||390 nm|| S|
|Adamstown||Thu 11:42 AM||2117 km||1316 miles||1143 nm|| WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 1:42 PM||3111 km||1933 miles||1680 nm|| NE|
|Lima||Thu 2:42 PM||3642 km||2263 miles||1966 nm|| E|
|Quito||Thu 2:42 PM||4103 km||2550 miles||2216 nm|| ENE|
|Santiago *||Thu 4:42 PM||4128 km||2565 miles||2229 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Thu 9:42 AM||4166 km||2588 miles||2249 nm|| W|
|San Jose||Thu 1:42 PM||4412 km||2741 miles||2382 nm|| NE|
|San Salvador||Thu 1:42 PM||4425 km||2749 miles||2389 nm|| NNE|
|La Paz||Thu 3:42 PM||4434 km||2755 miles||2394 nm|| E|
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