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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 11:36:00 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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 129° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.48 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.2 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' 03.5"0.07 miNorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.4"944.75 miWest0° 03' 36.1"4.13 miNorth944.58 mi
24 hours11° 35' 15.1"754.03 miEast1° 00' 35.6"69.47 miNorth754.79 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 4:36 AM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Thu 4:36 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 4:36 AM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Thu 4:36 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Thu 4:36 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Thu 4:36 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 4:36 AM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Thu 4:36 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Thu 4:36 AM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 4:36 AM2312 km1437 miles1248 nmNortheast NE

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