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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.

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

UTC time = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 11:26:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 51%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 12' North, Longitude: 85° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.47 meters/second, 1506.5 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.60 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.2"935.76 miWest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 miNorth935.73 mi
24 hours11° 49' 20.9"762.54 miEast0° 12' 36.7"14.46 miSouth763.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cancún *Sat 6:26 AM178 km111 miles96 nmWest W
Pinar del Río *Sat 7:26 AM200 km124 miles108 nmNortheast NE
Cozumel *Sat 6:26 AM205 km127 miles110 nmWest-southwest WSW
Playa del Carmen *Sat 6:26 AM212 km132 miles114 nmWest-southwest WSW
Havana *Sat 7:26 AM356 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
George Town (Cayman)Sat 6:26 AM447 km278 miles241 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chetumal *Sat 6:26 AM447 km278 miles242 nmSouthwest SW
Merida *Sat 6:26 AM467 km290 miles252 nmWest W
San PedroSat 5:26 AM470 km292 miles254 nmSouthwest SW
Orange Walk TownSat 5:26 AM499 km310 miles270 nmSouthwest SW

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