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, December 21, 2012 at 01:42:00 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: 59%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 11' ||North|
|Longitude: ||108° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.48 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 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' 33.1"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||north||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 05.6"||998.72 mi||west||0° 10' 24.3"||11.92 mi||north||998.59 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 49.5"||738.76 mi||east||3° 57' 05.3"||271.59 mi||north||783.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco||Thu 7:42 PM||1433 km||890 miles||774 nm|| NE|
|Guadalajara||Thu 7:42 PM||1599 km||994 miles||864 nm|| NNE|
|Mexico City||Thu 7:42 PM||1704 km||1059 miles||920 nm|| NE|
|Leon||Thu 7:42 PM||1721 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| NNE|
|Aguascalientes||Thu 7:42 PM||1762 km||1095 miles||952 nm|| NNE|
|Mazatlan||Thu 6:42 PM||1791 km||1113 miles||967 nm|| N|
|San Luis Potosi||Thu 7:42 PM||1852 km||1151 miles||1000 nm|| NNE|
|Veracruz||Thu 7:42 PM||1898 km||1179 miles||1025 nm|| NE|
|Guatemala||Thu 7:42 PM||2148 km||1335 miles||1160 nm|| ENE|
|San Salvador||Thu 7:42 PM||2253 km||1400 miles||1216 nm|| ENE|
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