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 19:06:00 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 57' ||South|
|Longitude: ||72° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.02 meters/second, 1544.5 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 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"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||north||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 33.6"||959.57 mi||west||0° 08' 43.4"||10.00 mi||north||959.97 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 31.2"||886.38 mi||east||3° 51' 42.2"||265.51 mi||north||932.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arequipa||Sat 2:06 PM||86 km||53 miles||46 nm|| SE|
|La Paz||Sat 3:06 PM||437 km||271 miles||236 nm|| E|
|Lima||Sat 2:06 PM||679 km||422 miles||367 nm|| NW|
|Sucre||Sat 3:06 PM||809 km||503 miles||437 nm|| ESE|
|Rio Branco||Sat 3:06 PM||812 km||504 miles||438 nm|| NE|
|Guayaquil||Sat 2:06 PM||1739 km||1081 miles||939 nm|| NNW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 4:06 PM||1832 km||1138 miles||989 nm|| SE|
|Quito||Sat 2:06 PM||1872 km||1163 miles||1011 nm|| NNW|
|Córdoba||Sat 4:06 PM||1896 km||1178 miles||1024 nm|| SSE|
|Santiago *||Sat 4:06 PM||1943 km||1207 miles||1049 nm|| S|
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