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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 11:36:00 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: 51%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 13' ||North|
|Longitude: ||87° 49' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.6"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 00.7"||0.01 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 35.0"||935.81 mi||west||0° 00' 36.7"||0.70 mi||north||935.78 mi|
|24 hours||11° 49' 23.8"||762.64 mi||east||0° 13' 03.6"||14.98 mi||south||763.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Playa del Carmen *||Sat 6:36 AM||101 km||63 miles||55 nm|| SE|
|Cancún *||Sat 6:36 AM||101 km||63 miles||55 nm|| E|
|Cozumel *||Sat 6:36 AM||120 km||74 miles||65 nm|| SE|
|Merida *||Sat 6:36 AM||189 km||117 miles||102 nm|| W|
|Chetumal *||Sat 6:36 AM||305 km||189 miles||164 nm|| S|
|Orange Walk Town||Sat 5:36 AM||355 km||221 miles||192 nm|| SSW|
|Belize City||Sat 5:36 AM||413 km||256 miles||223 nm|| S|
|Belmopan||Sat 5:36 AM||450 km||279 miles||243 nm|| SSW|
|Havana *||Sat 7:36 AM||600 km||373 miles||324 nm|| ENE|
|La Ceiba||Sat 5:36 AM||610 km||379 miles||329 nm|| S|
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