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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 12:16:00 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: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 13' ||North|
|Longitude: ||97° 30' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.44 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.4 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' 30.6"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 00.5"||0.01 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 34.4"||935.75 mi||west||0° 00' 32.7"||0.62 mi||north||935.72 mi|
|24 hours||11° 49' 34.4"||762.79 mi||east||0° 14' 40.4"||16.83 mi||south||763.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mexico City *||Sat 7:16 AM||262 km||163 miles||142 nm|| SW|
|Veracruz *||Sat 7:16 AM||264 km||164 miles||143 nm|| SSE|
|San Luis Potosi *||Sat 7:16 AM||375 km||233 miles||202 nm|| WNW|
|Leon *||Sat 7:16 AM||437 km||271 miles||236 nm|| W|
|Oaxaca *||Sat 7:16 AM||467 km||290 miles||252 nm|| S|
|Aguascalientes *||Sat 7:16 AM||503 km||312 miles||272 nm|| W|
|Matamoros *||Sat 7:16 AM||514 km||320 miles||278 nm|| N|
|Acapulco *||Sat 7:16 AM||547 km||340 miles||296 nm|| SSW|
|Monterrey *||Sat 7:16 AM||572 km||355 miles||309 nm|| NNW|
|Fresnillo *||Sat 7:16 AM||595 km||370 miles||321 nm|| WNW|
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