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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:00:00 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: 38%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 21' ||North|
|Longitude: ||106° 37' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.03 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.7 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' 30.9"||16.14 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||south||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 02.9"||968.50 mi||west||0° 07' 54.1"||9.06 mi||south||968.84 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 21.3"||772.09 mi||east||3° 31' 16.5"||242.09 mi||south||814.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Colima *||Tue 9:00 AM||530 km||329 miles||286 nm|| NE|
|Puerto Vallarta *||Tue 9:00 AM||601 km||373 miles||324 nm|| NNE|
|Guadalajara *||Tue 9:00 AM||683 km||424 miles||369 nm|| NNE|
|Acapulco *||Tue 9:00 AM||734 km||456 miles||396 nm|| ENE|
|Leon *||Tue 9:00 AM||828 km||514 miles||447 nm|| NE|
|Aguascalientes *||Tue 9:00 AM||852 km||529 miles||460 nm|| NNE|
|Mazatlan *||Tue 8:00 AM||872 km||542 miles||471 nm|| N|
|Mexico City *||Tue 9:00 AM||914 km||568 miles||494 nm|| ENE|
|San Luis Potosi *||Tue 9:00 AM||959 km||596 miles||518 nm|| NE|
|Veracruz *||Tue 9:00 AM||1189 km||739 miles||642 nm|| ENE|
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