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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 51%
Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 12' North
Longitude: 85° 24' 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"935.82 miwest0° 00' 37.7"0.72 minorth935.79 mi
24 hours11° 49' 21.3"762.60 mieast0° 12' 39.4"14.52 misouth763.28 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 AM150 km93 miles81 nmWest W
Cozumel *Sat 6:26 AM179 km111 miles97 nmWest-southwest WSW
Playa del Carmen *Sat 6:26 AM185 km115 miles100 nmWest-southwest WSW
Havana *Sat 7:26 AM377 km234 miles204 nmNortheast NE
Chetumal *Sat 6:26 AM427 km265 miles230 nmSouthwest SW
Merida *Sat 6:26 AM439 km273 miles237 nmWest W
San PedroSat 5:26 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouthwest SW
George Town (Cayman)Sat 6:26 AM468 km291 miles253 nmEast-southeast ESE
Orange Walk TownSat 5:26 AM479 km298 miles259 nmSouthwest SW
Belize CitySat 5:26 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSouthwest SW
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