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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 3:00:00 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: 47%

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 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' North, Longitude: 132° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.05 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.92 miWest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miSouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"955.02 miWest0° 05' 55.2"6.79 miSouth955.31 mi
24 hours11° 36' 18.8"763.63 miEast2° 46' 13.8"190.51 miSouth792.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Mon 8:00 AM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Mon 8:00 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 8:00 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Mon 8:00 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Mon 8:00 AM2381 km1479 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Mon 8:00 AM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 8:00 AM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Mon 8:00 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Mon 8:00 AM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 8:00 AM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmNortheast NE

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