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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 = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 12:36:00 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: 50%

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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 13' North, Longitude: 102° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.43 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.60 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.0"935.66 miWest0° 00' 30.8"0.59 miNorth935.64 mi
24 hours11° 49' 39.3"762.81 miEast0° 15' 26.1"17.70 miSouth763.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Leon *Sat 7:36 AM41 km25 miles22 nmEast-southeast ESE
Aguascalientes *Sat 7:36 AM77 km48 miles42 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Guadalajara *Sat 7:36 AM148 km92 miles80 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Luis Potosi *Sat 7:36 AM152 km95 miles82 nmNortheast NE
Ajijic *Sat 7:36 AM161 km100 miles87 nmSouthwest SW
Querétaro *Sat 7:36 AM187 km116 miles101 nmEast-southeast ESE
Morelia *Sat 7:36 AM191 km119 miles103 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fresnillo *Sat 7:36 AM232 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ixtlán del Río *Sat 6:36 AM241 km150 miles130 nmWest W
Colima *Sat 7:36 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSouthwest SW

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