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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: 84%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:56 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 23' North, Longitude: 87° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.43 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.3"962.68 miwest0° 05' 55.3"6.79 minorth962.46 mi
24 hours11° 53' 12.1"789.00 mieast1° 57' 10.8"134.32 minorth796.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TelaMon 2:44 AM69 km43 miles37 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DangrigaMon 2:44 AM90 km56 miles48 nmNorthwest NW
CholomaMon 2:44 AM91 km57 miles49 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Pedro SulaMon 2:44 AM112 km70 miles60 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La CeibaMon 2:44 AM112 km70 miles61 nmSoutheast SE
RoatánMon 2:44 AM118 km73 miles64 nmEast E
Punta GordaMon 2:44 AM128 km80 miles69 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belize CityMon 2:44 AM137 km85 miles74 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelmopanMon 2:44 AM154 km96 miles83 nmNorthwest NW
San PedroMon 2:44 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth N
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