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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 18:56:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 9%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 58' ||South|
|Longitude: ||69° 46' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.96 meters/second, 1544.3 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.8 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' 25.4"||15.99 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||north||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 32.8"||959.43 mi||west||0° 08' 42.5"||9.98 mi||north||959.83 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 54.6"||886.70 mi||east||3° 51' 24.2"||265.16 mi||north||933.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|La Paz||Sat 2:56 PM||185 km||115 miles||100 nm|| ESE|
|Arequipa||Sat 1:56 PM||195 km||121 miles||105 nm|| WSW|
|Sucre||Sat 2:56 PM||586 km||364 miles||317 nm|| SE|
|Rio Branco||Sat 2:56 PM||696 km||432 miles||376 nm|| NNE|
|Lima||Sat 1:56 PM||896 km||557 miles||484 nm|| WNW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 3:56 PM||1630 km||1013 miles||880 nm|| SE|
|Manaus||Sat 2:56 PM||1778 km||1105 miles||960 nm|| NE|
|Córdoba||Sat 3:56 PM||1803 km||1120 miles||973 nm|| SSE|
|Guayaquil||Sat 1:56 PM||1884 km||1171 miles||1017 nm|| NW|
|Santiago *||Sat 3:56 PM||1936 km||1203 miles||1046 nm|| S|
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