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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 = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 9:20:00 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: 77%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 85° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.74 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.65 miWest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.6"938.61 miWest0° 01' 33.1"1.78 miNorth938.53 mi
24 hours11° 40' 51.5"755.45 miEast0° 10' 21.1"11.87 miNorth755.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cancún *Fri 4:20 AM167 km104 miles90 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cozumel *Fri 4:20 AM176 km110 miles95 nmWest W
Playa del Carmen *Fri 4:20 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest W
Pinar del Río *Fri 5:20 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNortheast NE
Havana *Fri 5:20 AM397 km247 miles215 nmNortheast NE
Chetumal *Fri 4:20 AM406 km252 miles219 nmSouthwest SW
San PedroFri 3:20 AM425 km264 miles230 nmSouthwest SW
George Town (Cayman)Fri 4:20 AM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-southeast ESE
Merida *Fri 4:20 AM451 km280 miles243 nmWest W
Orange Walk TownFri 3:20 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSouthwest SW

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