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 20:06:00 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: 17%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||73° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.77 meters/second, 1576.0 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 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' 59.1"||979.20 mi||west||0° 10' 33.8"||12.10 mi||north||979.59 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 03.4"||839.42 mi||east||4° 25' 26.1"||304.07 mi||north||898.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Huancayo||Sun 3:06 PM||206 km||128 miles||111 nm|| W|
|Cuzco||Sun 3:06 PM||233 km||145 miles||126 nm|| SE|
|Lima||Sun 3:06 PM||406 km||252 miles||219 nm|| W|
|Arequipa||Sun 3:06 PM||534 km||332 miles||288 nm|| SSE|
|Rio Branco||Sun 4:06 PM||638 km||396 miles||344 nm|| ENE|
|La Paz||Sun 4:06 PM||756 km||469 miles||408 nm|| SE|
|Sucre||Sun 4:06 PM||1169 km||726 miles||631 nm|| SE|
|Guayaquil||Sun 3:06 PM||1295 km||805 miles||699 nm|| NW|
|Quito||Sun 3:06 PM||1413 km||878 miles||763 nm|| NNW|
|Cali||Sun 3:06 PM||1730 km||1075 miles||934 nm|| NNW|
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