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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 1:00:00 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: 75%

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 13:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 138° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 01.1"0.02 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.4"938.03 miWest0° 01' 11.8"1.37 miNorth937.97 mi
24 hours11° 41' 26.2"755.63 miEast0° 01' 44.8"2.00 miNorth755.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 3:00 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmWest W
San Jose *Fri 6:00 AM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Fri 6:00 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:00 AM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 6:00 AM2486 km1545 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Fri 6:00 AM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Fri 6:00 AM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Fri 6:00 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Fri 6:00 AM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 6:00 AM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmEast-northeast ENE

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