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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 19:56:00 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: 17%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 19:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||70° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.72 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.9 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' 27.9"||16.32 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 58.0"||979.08 mi||west||0° 10' 33.3"||12.09 mi||north||979.47 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 23.8"||839.72 mi||east||4° 25' 17.0"||303.89 mi||north||898.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cuzco||Sun 2:56 PM||210 km||130 miles||113 nm|| SSW|
|Rio Branco||Sun 3:56 PM||401 km||249 miles||216 nm|| ENE|
|Arequipa||Sun 2:56 PM||500 km||311 miles||270 nm|| S|
|La Paz||Sun 3:56 PM||587 km||365 miles||317 nm|| SSE|
|Lima||Sun 2:56 PM||668 km||415 miles||361 nm|| W|
|Sucre||Sun 3:56 PM||991 km||616 miles||535 nm|| SE|
|Guayaquil||Sun 2:56 PM||1464 km||909 miles||790 nm|| NW|
|Quito||Sun 2:56 PM||1543 km||959 miles||833 nm|| NNW|
|Manaus||Sun 3:56 PM||1546 km||961 miles||835 nm|| NE|
|Cali||Sun 2:56 PM||1806 km||1122 miles||975 nm|| NNW|
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