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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 11:36:00 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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 13' North, Longitude: 87° 33' 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' 35.0"935.74 miWest0° 00' 36.8"0.70 miNorth935.71 mi
24 hours11° 49' 23.6"762.58 miEast0° 13' 00.9"14.93 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 6:36 AM73 km45 miles40 nmEast E
Playa del Carmen *Sat 6:36 AM81 km51 miles44 nmSoutheast SE
Cozumel *Sat 6:36 AM100 km62 miles54 nmSoutheast SE
Merida *Sat 6:36 AM217 km135 miles117 nmWest W
Chetumal *Sat 6:36 AM310 km193 miles168 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Orange Walk TownSat 5:36 AM362 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San PedroSat 5:36 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth S
Belize CitySat 5:36 AM416 km259 miles225 nmSouth S
Pinar del Río *Sat 7:36 AM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanSat 5:36 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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