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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, October 4, 2012 at 11:20:00 AM.

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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: 83%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 125° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.52 meters/second, 1521.1 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.6"944.85 miWest0° 03' 37.6"4.16 miNorth944.68 mi
24 hours11° 35' 09.6"754.00 miEast1° 01' 12.0"70.17 miNorth754.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Thu 4:20 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Thu 4:20 AM1671 km1039 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Thu 4:20 AM1747 km1086 miles943 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Thu 4:20 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 4:20 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Thu 4:20 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth N
San Francisco *Thu 4:20 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth N
PhoenixThu 4:20 AM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Thu 5:20 AM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Thu 4:20 AM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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