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 9, 2013 at 18:18:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 18:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||98° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.02 meters/second, 1548.1 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 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' 31.3"||16.03 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.11 mi||north||16.03 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 14.7"||961.75 mi||west||0° 05' 57.4"||6.83 mi||north||961.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 14.8"||766.43 mi||east||1° 59' 36.3"||137.10 mi||north||774.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco *||Thu 1:18 PM||145 km||90 miles||78 nm|| W|
|Oaxaca *||Thu 1:18 PM||199 km||124 miles||108 nm|| E|
|Mexico City *||Thu 1:18 PM||298 km||185 miles||161 nm|| NNW|
|Veracruz *||Thu 1:18 PM||368 km||229 miles||199 nm|| NE|
|Querétaro *||Thu 1:18 PM||463 km||288 miles||250 nm|| NNW|
|Tuxtla Gutierrez *||Thu 1:18 PM||582 km||361 miles||314 nm|| E|
|Leon *||Thu 1:18 PM||586 km||364 miles||317 nm|| NNW|
|Colima *||Thu 1:18 PM||610 km||379 miles||329 nm|| WNW|
|San Luis Potosi *||Thu 1:18 PM||646 km||401 miles||349 nm|| NNW|
|Guadalajara *||Thu 1:18 PM||662 km||411 miles||358 nm|| NW|
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