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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 1:20:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 52%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, August 2, 2012 at 3:29 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' North, Longitude: 116° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.27 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"15.97 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.7"957.72 miWest0° 06' 19.5"7.25 miNorth957.47 mi
24 hours11° 19' 48.7"746.71 miEast2° 08' 49.4"147.67 miNorth756.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Thu 7:20 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 8:20 AM1232 km766 miles665 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 6:20 AM1383 km859 miles747 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 8:20 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Thu 8:20 AM1562 km971 miles843 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Thu 8:20 AM1605 km998 miles867 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Thu 6:20 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Thu 6:20 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorth N
San Diego *Thu 6:20 AM1664 km1034 miles898 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Thu 8:20 AM1702 km1057 miles919 nmEast-northeast ENE

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