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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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 02:52:00 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: 85%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 88° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.67 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.2"938.44 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth938.44 mi
24 hours11° 43' 00.1"757.73 mieast0° 22' 27.4"25.75 misouth759.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MeridaTue 8:52 PM129 km80 miles70 nmWest W
Playa del CarmenTue 8:52 PM139 km86 miles75 nmEast E
CozumelTue 8:52 PM154 km96 miles83 nmEast-southeast ESE
CancúnTue 8:52 PM165 km103 miles89 nmEast-northeast ENE
CampecheTue 8:52 PM248 km154 miles134 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChetumalTue 8:52 PM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth S
Orange Walk TownTue 8:52 PM303 km188 miles164 nmSouth S
San PedroTue 8:52 PM323 km201 miles175 nmSouth S
Belize CityTue 8:52 PM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth S
BelmopanTue 8:52 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth S
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