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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 01:52:00 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: 49%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||121° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 32.7"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 44.3"||1004.94 mi||west||0° 11' 13.1"||12.85 mi||north||1004.94 mi|
|24 hours||10° 49' 13.9"||747.58 mi||east||4° 20' 32.8"||298.40 mi||north||802.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mexico City||Wed 7:52 PM||3084 km||1916 miles||1665 nm|| NE|
|Hermosillo||Wed 6:52 PM||3124 km||1941 miles||1687 nm|| NNE|
|Adamstown||Wed 5:52 PM||3214 km||1997 miles||1735 nm|| SSW|
|Los Angeles||Wed 5:52 PM||3473 km||2158 miles||1875 nm|| N|
|Phoenix||Wed 6:52 PM||3538 km||2198 miles||1910 nm|| NNE|
|Easter Island *||Wed 8:52 PM||3581 km||2225 miles||1934 nm|| SSE|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 7:52 PM||3624 km||2252 miles||1957 nm|| E|
|Guatemala||Wed 7:52 PM||3686 km||2290 miles||1990 nm|| ENE|
|Las Vegas||Wed 5:52 PM||3749 km||2329 miles||2024 nm|| N|
|Papeete||Wed 3:52 PM||3780 km||2349 miles||2041 nm|| SW|
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