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 Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 01:58:00 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: 68%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 59' ||North|
|Longitude: ||97° 23' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.24 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 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' 30.5"||16.64 mi||west||0° 00' 12.1"||0.23 mi||south||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 28.7"||998.14 mi||west||0° 12' 11.6"||13.97 mi||south||998.42 mi|
|24 hours||11° 56' 16.7"||821.34 mi||east||5° 03' 38.5"||347.75 mi||south||894.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Mon 7:58 PM||1152 km||716 miles||622 nm|| SE|
|Guatemala||Mon 7:58 PM||1214 km||754 miles||655 nm|| NE|
|Santa Ana||Mon 7:58 PM||1233 km||766 miles||666 nm|| NE|
|Acapulco *||Mon 8:58 PM||1234 km||767 miles||666 nm|| NNW|
|San Salvador||Mon 7:58 PM||1239 km||770 miles||669 nm|| NE|
|Managua||Mon 7:58 PM||1400 km||870 miles||756 nm|| ENE|
|Tegucigalpa||Mon 7:58 PM||1428 km||887 miles||771 nm|| NE|
|Veracruz *||Mon 8:58 PM||1467 km||911 miles||792 nm|| N|
|Mexico City *||Mon 8:58 PM||1499 km||932 miles||810 nm|| N|
|San Jose||Mon 7:58 PM||1530 km||951 miles||826 nm|| ENE|
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