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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 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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 14' North, Longitude: 112° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.41 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 935.9 miles/hour or 813.3 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' 00.5"0.01 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.4"935.61 miWest0° 00' 26.4"0.51 miNorth935.59 mi
24 hours11° 49' 50.6"762.98 miEast0° 17' 12.7"19.74 miSouth763.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Sat 7:20 AM684 km425 miles369 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Sat 8:20 AM779 km484 miles421 nmEast E
HermosilloSat 6:20 AM888 km552 miles480 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Sat 8:20 AM974 km605 miles526 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Sat 7:20 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Sat 8:20 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmEast E
Leon *Sat 8:20 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Sat 8:20 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmEast E
TucsonSat 6:20 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Sat 6:20 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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