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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 00:36:00 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: 58%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 60' ||North|
|Longitude: ||92° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.67 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.2 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' 33.0"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 05.2"||999.12 mi||west||0° 10' 26.9"||11.97 mi||north||999.01 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 45.9"||739.00 mi||east||3° 58' 20.6"||273.02 mi||north||784.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Escuintla||Thu 6:36 PM||835 km||519 miles||451 nm|| NNE|
|San Salvador||Thu 6:36 PM||835 km||519 miles||451 nm|| NNE|
|Santa Ana||Thu 6:36 PM||847 km||526 miles||457 nm|| NNE|
|San Miguel||Thu 6:36 PM||872 km||542 miles||471 nm|| NE|
|Guatemala||Thu 6:36 PM||875 km||544 miles||473 nm|| NNE|
|Managua||Thu 6:36 PM||908 km||564 miles||490 nm|| NE|
|Masaya||Thu 6:36 PM||910 km||566 miles||491 nm|| NE|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 6:36 PM||938 km||583 miles||507 nm|| SSE|
|Tegucigalpa||Thu 6:36 PM||986 km||613 miles||532 nm|| NE|
|San Jose||Thu 6:36 PM||1003 km||623 miles||541 nm|| ENE|
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