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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 12, 2012 at 4:28:00 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: 11%

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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 16:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 26' North, Longitude: 107° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miWest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 08.6"1002.24 miWest0° 12' 19.2"14.11 miSouth1002.41 mi
24 hours12° 07' 34.0"838.02 miEast5° 01' 10.8"344.89 miSouth906.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Fri 11:28 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 10:28 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Fri 11:28 AM2059 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Fri 11:28 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Fri 11:28 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Fri 11:28 AM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 10:28 AM2270 km1410 miles1225 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Fri 10:28 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth N
San SalvadorFri 10:28 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaFri 10:28 AM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmEast-northeast ENE

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