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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 47' North
Longitude: 89° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.08 meters/second, 1530.3 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.85 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.6"950.66 miwest0° 03' 52.4"4.44 minorth950.49 mi
24 hours11° 40' 08.1"764.33 mieast1° 07' 38.4"77.55 minorth765.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Orange Walk TownFri 12:28 PM120 km75 miles65 nmSoutheast SE
Chetumal *Fri 1:28 PM123 km76 miles66 nmEast-southeast ESE
Campeche *Fri 1:28 PM166 km103 miles90 nmNorthwest NW
San PedroFri 12:28 PM182 km113 miles98 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelmopanFri 12:28 PM183 km114 miles99 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belize CityFri 12:28 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSoutheast SE
DangrigaFri 12:28 PM238 km148 miles129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Merida *Fri 1:28 PM243 km151 miles131 nmNorth N
Punta GordaFri 12:28 PM305 km189 miles165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Playa del Carmen *Fri 1:28 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNortheast NE
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