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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 = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 1:36:00 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: 67%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 135° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.36 meters/second, 1509.7 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"937.77 miWest0° 01' 12.7"1.39 miSouth937.83 mi
24 hours11° 42' 37.2"756.82 miEast0° 56' 05.2"64.31 miSouth761.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Los Angeles *Sat 6:36 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Sat 6:36 AM2239 km1392 miles1209 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sat 6:36 AM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Sat 6:36 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sat 6:36 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSat 3:36 AM2318 km1441 miles1252 nmWest W
Mexicali *Sat 6:36 AM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Sat 6:36 AM2377 km1477 miles1283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Sat 6:36 AM2601 km1616 miles1405 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 6:36 AM2634 km1636 miles1422 nmEast-northeast ENE

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