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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 2:00:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 05' North, Longitude: 117° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.81 meters/second, 1536.5 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.91 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.4"954.49 miWest0° 05' 49.8"6.68 miSouth954.78 mi
24 hours11° 36' 27.2"763.37 miEast2° 44' 09.6"188.14 miSouth791.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Mon 8:00 AM1329 km826 miles717 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Mon 9:00 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloMon 7:00 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Mon 9:00 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Mon 7:00 AM1604 km996 miles866 nmNorth N
San Diego *Mon 7:00 AM1623 km1009 miles876 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Mon 7:00 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Mon 9:00 AM1690 km1050 miles912 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Mon 9:00 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Mon 7:00 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth N

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