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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 04:52:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||North|
|Longitude: ||87° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.41 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.6"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 00.7"||0.01 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 39.7"||937.95 mi||west||0° 00' 46.7"||0.89 mi||south||937.99 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 29.2"||757.94 mi||east||0° 45' 35.1"||52.27 mi||south||761.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Playa del Carmen||Wed 10:52 PM||47 km||29 miles||26 nm|| SE|
|Cozumel||Wed 10:52 PM||66 km||41 miles||36 nm|| SE|
|Cancún||Wed 10:52 PM||68 km||43 miles||37 nm|| ENE|
|Merida||Wed 10:52 PM||227 km||141 miles||123 nm|| W|
|Chetumal||Wed 10:52 PM||279 km||174 miles||151 nm|| SSW|
|Orange Walk Town||Wed 10:52 PM||332 km||206 miles||179 nm|| SSW|
|San Pedro||Wed 10:52 PM||333 km||207 miles||180 nm|| S|
|Belize City||Wed 10:52 PM||383 km||238 miles||207 nm|| SSW|
|Belmopan||Wed 10:52 PM||426 km||265 miles||230 nm|| SSW|
|Dangriga||Wed 10:52 PM||441 km||274 miles||238 nm|| S|
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