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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 12:20:00 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 31' ||North|
|Longitude: ||110° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.61 meters/second, 1514.2 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 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' 30.9"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 02.9"||0.06 mi||north||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 00.2"||940.62 mi||west||0° 02' 52.5"||3.30 mi||north||940.48 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 08.8"||757.27 mi||east||0° 42' 22.5"||48.59 mi||north||757.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mazatlan *||Fri 6:20 AM||488 km||303 miles||264 nm|| NE|
|Puerto Vallarta *||Fri 7:20 AM||512 km||318 miles||277 nm|| E|
|Tepic *||Fri 6:20 AM||557 km||346 miles||301 nm|| ENE|
|Guadalajara *||Fri 7:20 AM||709 km||440 miles||383 nm|| E|
|Aguascalientes *||Fri 7:20 AM||828 km||515 miles||447 nm|| ENE|
|Leon *||Fri 7:20 AM||882 km||548 miles||476 nm|| E|
|Hermosillo||Fri 5:20 AM||951 km||591 miles||514 nm|| N|
|San Luis Potosi *||Fri 7:20 AM||968 km||602 miles||523 nm|| ENE|
|Chihuahua *||Fri 6:20 AM||989 km||615 miles||534 nm|| NNE|
|Acapulco *||Fri 7:20 AM||1151 km||715 miles||621 nm|| ESE|
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