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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 = Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 3:34:00 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: 37%

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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' North, Longitude: 129° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.45 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.16 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.2"969.38 miWest0° 08' 01.8"9.20 miSouth969.73 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.7"772.77 miEast3° 34' 05.8"245.30 miSouth816.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Tue 8:34 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Tue 8:34 AM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Tue 8:34 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Tue 8:34 AM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 8:34 AM2420 km1503 miles1306 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Tue 9:34 AM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Jose (USA) *Tue 8:34 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Tue 8:34 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 8:34 AM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Tue 8:34 AM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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