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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 12:10:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' North, Longitude: 91° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.38 meters/second, 1535.0 km/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.6"953.52 miwest0° 05' 39.7"6.49 misouth953.80 mi
24 hours11° 36' 43.2"762.90 mieast2° 40' 20.2"183.76 misouth790.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Villahermosa *Mon 7:10 AM166 km103 miles89 nmWest W
Campeche *Mon 7:10 AM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Cristobal de las Casas *Mon 7:10 AM217 km135 miles117 nmSouthwest SW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Mon 7:10 AM251 km156 miles136 nmSouthwest SW
BelmopanMon 6:10 AM294 km183 miles159 nmEast-southeast ESE
Orange Walk TownMon 6:10 AM295 km183 miles159 nmEast E
Chetumal *Mon 7:10 AM323 km200 miles174 nmEast E
Belize CityMon 6:10 AM344 km214 miles186 nmEast-southeast ESE
Merida *Mon 7:10 AM350 km218 miles189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San PedroMon 6:10 AM360 km223 miles194 nmEast E

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