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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 1:08:00 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 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 140° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 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' 51.3"938.01 miWest0° 01' 10.9"1.36 miNorth937.95 mi
24 hours11° 41' 27.2"755.64 miEast0° 01' 26.0"1.64 miNorth755.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 3:08 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmWest W
San Francisco *Fri 6:08 AM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Fri 6:08 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:08 AM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 6:08 AM2651 km1647 miles1431 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Fri 6:08 AM2653 km1649 miles1433 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSat 3:08 AM2792 km1735 miles1507 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Fri 6:08 AM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 6:08 AM3102 km1928 miles1675 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 6:08 AM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmEast-northeast ENE

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