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 Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 15:48:00 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: 16%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 37' ||North|
|Longitude: ||105° 27' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.59 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 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' 34.1"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||north||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 34' 09.2"||998.94 mi||west||0° 10' 24.7"||11.93 mi||north||998.81 mi|
|24 hours||10° 24' 50.0"||714.05 mi||east||3° 58' 50.5"||273.60 mi||north||761.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco *||Wed 10:48 AM||1184 km||736 miles||639 nm|| NNE|
|Puerto Vallarta *||Wed 10:48 AM||1437 km||893 miles||776 nm|| N|
|Guadalajara *||Wed 10:48 AM||1461 km||908 miles||789 nm|| N|
|Mexico City *||Wed 10:48 AM||1473 km||916 miles||796 nm|| NNE|
|Leon *||Wed 10:48 AM||1552 km||964 miles||838 nm|| NNE|
|Aguascalientes *||Wed 10:48 AM||1610 km||1001 miles||870 nm|| NNE|
|Veracruz *||Wed 10:48 AM||1626 km||1010 miles||878 nm|| NE|
|San Luis Potosi *||Wed 10:48 AM||1678 km||1043 miles||906 nm|| NNE|
|Mazatlan *||Wed 9:48 AM||1729 km||1074 miles||934 nm|| N|
|Guatemala||Wed 9:48 AM||1803 km||1120 miles||973 nm|| ENE|
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