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 23, 2012 at 20:48:00 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: 8%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 44' ||North|
|Longitude: ||99° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.63 meters/second, 1510.7 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 30.2"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.07 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 14.2"||938.42 mi||west||0° 03' 31.9"||4.05 mi||south||938.61 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 52.6"||766.66 mi||east||1° 52' 14.4"||128.69 mi||south||781.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mexico City *||Wed 3:48 PM||145 km||90 miles||78 nm|| S|
|Puebla *||Wed 3:48 PM||213 km||132 miles||115 nm|| SSE|
|Morelia *||Wed 3:48 PM||242 km||150 miles||131 nm|| WSW|
|San Luis Potosi *||Wed 3:48 PM||246 km||153 miles||133 nm|| NW|
|Leon *||Wed 3:48 PM||269 km||167 miles||146 nm|| W|
|Aguascalientes *||Wed 3:48 PM||349 km||217 miles||189 nm|| WNW|
|Veracruz *||Wed 3:48 PM||356 km||221 miles||192 nm|| ESE|
|Guadalajara *||Wed 3:48 PM||438 km||272 miles||236 nm|| W|
|Acapulco *||Wed 3:48 PM||438 km||272 miles||236 nm|| S|
|Fresnillo *||Wed 3:48 PM||470 km||292 miles||254 nm|| NW|
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