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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 12:20:00 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: 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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 128° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.52 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 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' 01.2"0.03 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.7"938.12 miWest0° 01' 15.6"1.45 miNorth938.06 mi
24 hours11° 41' 20.4"755.60 miEast0° 03' 18.7"3.80 miNorth755.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Fri 5:20 AM1742 km1083 miles941 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 5:20 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 5:20 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 5:20 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 5:20 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 5:20 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oakland *Fri 5:20 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 5:20 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Fri 5:20 AM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:20 AM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmNortheast NE

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