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 19:44:00 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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 51' ||South|
|Longitude: ||81° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.25 meters/second, 1545.3 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 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' 25.5"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||north||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 37.5"||960.07 mi||west||0° 08' 46.8"||10.07 mi||north||960.47 mi|
|24 hours||13° 18' 02.8"||885.15 mi||east||3° 52' 50.3"||266.81 mi||north||931.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Sat 2:44 PM||624 km||388 miles||337 nm|| NE|
|La Paz||Sat 3:44 PM||1411 km||877 miles||762 nm|| E|
|Guayaquil||Sat 2:44 PM||1517 km||942 miles||819 nm|| N|
|Rio Branco||Sat 3:44 PM||1601 km||995 miles||865 nm|| ENE|
|Sucre||Sat 3:44 PM||1740 km||1081 miles||939 nm|| ESE|
|Quito||Sat 2:44 PM||1755 km||1091 miles||948 nm|| N|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 1:44 PM||1888 km||1173 miles||1020 nm|| NNW|
|Santiago *||Sat 4:44 PM||2222 km||1381 miles||1200 nm|| SSE|
|Bogota||Sat 2:44 PM||2402 km||1493 miles||1297 nm|| NNE|
|Córdoba||Sat 4:44 PM||2449 km||1522 miles||1322 nm|| SE|
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