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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 12:10:00 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: 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 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 138° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.38 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 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' 11.8"944.53 miWest0° 03' 33.0"4.07 miNorth944.37 mi
24 hours11° 35' 26.6"754.07 miEast0° 59' 18.5"68.00 miNorth754.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:10 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmWest W
San Jose *Thu 5:10 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 5:10 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 5:10 AM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Thu 5:10 AM2512 km1561 miles1357 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 5:10 AM2513 km1561 miles1357 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Thu 5:10 AM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Thu 5:10 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Thu 5:10 AM2866 km1781 miles1547 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 2:10 AM2898 km1801 miles1565 nmSouthwest SW

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