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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 11:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 13' North, Longitude: 89° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.46 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.8"935.73 miwest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 minorth935.70 mi
24 hours11° 49' 26.3"762.62 mieast0° 13' 25.2"15.39 misouth763.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Merida *Sat 6:46 AM45 km28 miles24 nmSoutheast SE
Campeche *Sat 6:46 AM162 km101 miles88 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Playa del Carmen *Sat 6:46 AM308 km192 miles166 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cancún *Sat 6:46 AM324 km201 miles175 nmEast E
Chetumal *Sat 6:46 AM348 km216 miles188 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Orange Walk TownSat 5:46 AM377 km234 miles203 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San PedroSat 5:46 AM421 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belize CitySat 5:46 AM451 km280 miles244 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelmopanSat 5:46 AM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DangrigaSat 5:46 AM505 km314 miles272 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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