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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 09:20:00 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: 77%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 85° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.74 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.6"938.61 miwest0° 01' 33.1"1.78 minorth938.53 mi
24 hours11° 40' 51.5"755.45 mieast0° 10' 21.1"11.87 minorth755.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cancún *Fri 4:20 AM167 km104 miles90 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cozumel *Fri 4:20 AM176 km110 miles95 nmWest W
Playa del Carmen *Fri 4:20 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest W
Pinar del Río *Fri 5:20 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNortheast NE
Havana *Fri 5:20 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNortheast NE
Chetumal *Fri 4:20 AM406 km252 miles219 nmSouthwest SW
San PedroFri 3:20 AM425 km264 miles230 nmSouthwest SW
George Town (Cayman)Fri 4:20 AM440 km273 miles238 nmEast-southeast ESE
Merida *Fri 4:20 AM451 km280 miles243 nmWest W
Orange Walk TownFri 3:20 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSouthwest SW
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