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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 Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, August 13, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 17%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 13, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 81° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.27 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.63 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.1"937.56 miwest0° 03' 00.7"3.46 misouth937.72 mi
24 hours12° 03' 19.9"779.70 mieast1° 40' 54.0"115.68 misouth792.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
George Town (Cayman)Mon 9:10 AM169 km105 miles91 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa Clara *Mon 10:10 AM262 km163 miles142 nmNortheast NE
Pinar del Río *Mon 10:10 AM264 km164 miles143 nmNorthwest NW
Havana *Mon 10:10 AM265 km165 miles143 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Camagüey *Mon 10:10 AM411 km255 miles222 nmEast E
Key West *Mon 10:10 AM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth N
Montego BayMon 9:10 AM484 km301 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cancún *Mon 9:10 AM524 km326 miles283 nmWest W
Playa del Carmen *Mon 9:10 AM547 km340 miles295 nmWest W
May PenMon 9:10 AM574 km357 miles310 nmEast-southeast ESE

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