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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 11:36:00 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:

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"935.81 miwest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 minorth935.78 mi
24 hours11° 49' 23.8"762.64 mieast0° 13' 03.6"14.98 misouth763.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Playa del Carmen *Sat 6:36 AM101 km63 miles55 nmSoutheast SE
Cancún *Sat 6:36 AM101 km63 miles55 nmEast E
Cozumel *Sat 6:36 AM120 km74 miles65 nmSoutheast SE
Merida *Sat 6:36 AM189 km117 miles102 nmWest W
Chetumal *Sat 6:36 AM305 km189 miles164 nmSouth S
Orange Walk TownSat 5:36 AM355 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San PedroSat 5:36 AM364 km226 miles197 nmSouth S
Belize CitySat 5:36 AM413 km256 miles223 nmSouth S
BelmopanSat 5:36 AM450 km279 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DangrigaSat 5:36 AM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth S
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