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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 = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 12:20:00 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: 60%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 109° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.61 meters/second, 1514.2 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.3"940.56 miWest0° 02' 52.5"3.30 miNorth940.42 mi
24 hours11° 41' 08.3"757.22 miEast0° 42' 25.1"48.64 miNorth757.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Fri 6:20 AM466 km290 miles252 nmNortheast NE
Puerto Vallarta *Fri 7:20 AM484 km301 miles261 nmEast E
Tepic *Fri 6:20 AM529 km329 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE
Colima *Fri 7:20 AM659 km410 miles356 nmEast-southeast ESE
Guadalajara *Fri 7:20 AM681 km423 miles367 nmEast E
Aguascalientes *Fri 7:20 AM802 km498 miles433 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Fri 7:20 AM856 km532 miles462 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Fri 7:20 AM941 km585 miles508 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 5:20 AM957 km594 miles517 nmNorth N
Chihuahua *Fri 6:20 AM980 km609 miles529 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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