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, May 17, 2012 at 17:28:00 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: 9%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 17:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||119° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.73 meters/second, 1586.6 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 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' 33.6"||16.43 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 39.5"||985.77 mi||west||0° 09' 18.2"||10.66 mi||north||985.55 mi|
|24 hours||10° 40' 26.3"||722.67 mi||east||3° 27' 54.6"||238.23 mi||north||756.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mazatlan *||Thu 11:28 AM||1856 km||1153 miles||1002 nm|| NE|
|Guadalajara *||Thu 12:28 PM||1962 km||1219 miles||1060 nm|| ENE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 10:28 AM||2092 km||1300 miles||1130 nm|| NNE|
|Aguascalientes *||Thu 12:28 PM||2120 km||1317 miles||1145 nm|| NE|
|Acapulco *||Thu 12:28 PM||2160 km||1342 miles||1166 nm|| ENE|
|Tijuana *||Thu 10:28 AM||2301 km||1430 miles||1242 nm|| N|
|Mexico City *||Thu 12:28 PM||2317 km||1440 miles||1251 nm|| ENE|
|San Diego *||Thu 10:28 AM||2320 km||1442 miles||1253 nm|| N|
|Mexicali *||Thu 10:28 AM||2334 km||1451 miles||1260 nm|| N|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 10:28 AM||2460 km||1528 miles||1328 nm|| N|
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