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, April 19, 2012 at 18:16:00 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: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 60' ||North|
|Longitude: ||111° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.94 meters/second, 1601.8 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 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' 34.0"||16.59 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.19 mi||north||16.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 57.1"||995.23 mi||west||0° 10' 10.5"||11.66 mi||north||995.07 mi|
|24 hours||10° 31' 09.7"||718.77 mi||east||3° 51' 41.5"||265.43 mi||north||762.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco *||Thu 1:16 PM||1570 km||975 miles||848 nm|| NE|
|Guadalajara *||Thu 1:16 PM||1590 km||988 miles||859 nm|| NE|
|Mazatlan *||Thu 12:16 PM||1683 km||1046 miles||909 nm|| NNE|
|Leon *||Thu 1:16 PM||1741 km||1082 miles||940 nm|| NE|
|Aguascalientes *||Thu 1:16 PM||1761 km||1094 miles||951 nm|| NE|
|Mexico City *||Thu 1:16 PM||1803 km||1120 miles||974 nm|| NE|
|San Luis Potosi *||Thu 1:16 PM||1873 km||1164 miles||1011 nm|| NE|
|Veracruz *||Thu 1:16 PM||2045 km||1271 miles||1104 nm|| NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 11:16 AM||2225 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| N|
|Guatemala||Thu 12:16 PM||2418 km||1502 miles||1305 nm|| ENE|
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