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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, November 2, 2012 at 08:20:00 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: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 89° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.6"937.82 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth937.82 mi
24 hours11° 39' 25.9"753.33 mieast0° 28' 02.6"32.15 misouth755.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MeridaFri 2:20 AM30 km18 miles16 nmWest W
CampecheFri 2:20 AM173 km107 miles93 nmSouthwest SW
Playa del CarmenFri 2:20 AM239 km148 miles129 nmEast E
CancúnFri 2:20 AM260 km162 miles141 nmEast E
ChetumalFri 2:20 AM290 km180 miles156 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Orange Walk TownFri 2:20 AM325 km202 miles176 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San PedroFri 2:20 AM362 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belize CityFri 2:20 AM398 km247 miles215 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelmopanFri 2:20 AM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth S
DangrigaFri 2:20 AM453 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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