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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: 95%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' North, Longitude: 86° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.85 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.5"941.16 miwest0° 02' 21.1"2.70 minorth941.04 mi
24 hours11° 38' 34.6"754.94 mieast0° 30' 00.7"34.41 minorth754.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CozumelThu 1:20 AM24 km15 miles13 nmWest-northwest WNW
Playa del CarmenThu 1:20 AM42 km26 miles22 nmNorthwest NW
CancúnThu 1:20 AM83 km51 miles45 nmNorth N
ChetumalThu 1:20 AM269 km167 miles145 nmSouthwest SW
San PedroThu 1:20 AM305 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MeridaThu 1:20 AM306 km190 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
Orange Walk TownThu 1:20 AM322 km200 miles174 nmSouthwest SW
Belize CityThu 1:20 AM358 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pinar del Río *Thu 3:20 AM385 km239 miles208 nmNortheast NE
BelmopanThu 1:20 AM411 km256 miles222 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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