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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 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: 76%

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 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 114° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.59 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miWest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.3"938.28 miWest0° 01' 21.5"1.56 miNorth938.21 mi
24 hours11° 41' 11.3"755.55 miEast0° 05' 39.7"6.49 miNorth755.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Fri 5:20 AM856 km532 miles462 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Fri 6:20 AM946 km588 miles511 nmEast E
HermosilloFri 4:20 AM973 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Fri 6:20 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Fri 5:20 AM1199 km745 miles648 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Fri 6:20 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmEast E
TucsonFri 4:20 AM1304 km810 miles704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 4:20 AM1310 km814 miles708 nmNorth N
Leon *Fri 6:20 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmEast E
Tijuana *Fri 4:20 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmNorth N

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