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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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' North, Longitude: 85° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.54 meters/second, 1521.2 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.6"944.92 miwest0° 02' 29.7"2.86 misouth945.04 mi
24 hours11° 31' 52.4"750.62 mieast1° 24' 51.6"97.28 misouth760.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CozumelTue 6:02 PM169 km105 miles91 nmWest-northwest WNW
Playa del CarmenTue 6:02 PM186 km116 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
CancúnTue 6:02 PM205 km127 miles111 nmNorthwest NW
ChetumalTue 6:02 PM326 km202 miles176 nmWest-southwest WSW
San PedroTue 6:02 PM331 km205 miles179 nmSouthwest SW
Pinar del Río *Tue 8:02 PM346 km215 miles187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Orange Walk TownTue 6:02 PM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belize CityTue 6:02 PM380 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
DangrigaTue 6:02 PM424 km263 miles229 nmSouthwest SW
George Town (Cayman)Tue 7:02 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast E

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