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 23, 2012 at 00:26:00 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: 76%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 24' ||North|
|Longitude: ||68° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.71 meters/second, 1568.6 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 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' 32.6"||16.24 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||north||16.25 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 38.8"||974.52 mi||west||0° 07' 52.7"||9.03 mi||north||974.27 mi|
|24 hours||11° 02' 53.4"||740.33 mi||east||2° 49' 48.2"||194.61 mi||north||760.65 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Oranjestad||Sat 8:26 PM||254 km||158 miles||137 nm|| SW|
|Willemstad||Sat 8:26 PM||256 km||159 miles||138 nm|| S|
|Mayagüez||Sat 8:26 PM||450 km||280 miles||243 nm|| NNE|
|Ponce||Sat 8:26 PM||455 km||283 miles||246 nm|| NNE|
|Punta Cana||Sat 8:26 PM||458 km||285 miles||247 nm|| N|
|Valencia||Sat 7:56 PM||467 km||290 miles||252 nm|| S|
|Maracay||Sat 7:56 PM||468 km||291 miles||253 nm|| SSE|
|Santo Domingo||Sat 8:26 PM||470 km||292 miles||254 nm|| NNW|
|Caracas||Sat 7:56 PM||473 km||294 miles||255 nm|| SSE|
|Barquisimeto||Sat 7:56 PM||487 km||302 miles||263 nm|| S|
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