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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, November 3, 2012 at 12:36:00 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: 82%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 139° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.23 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.70 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"941.95 miWest0° 02' 46.6"3.18 miSouth942.10 mi
24 hours11° 33' 27.1"750.06 miEast1° 32' 16.7"105.79 miSouth761.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 2:36 AM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmWest W
San Jose *Sat 5:36 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sat 5:36 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 5:36 AM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sat 5:36 AM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Sat 5:36 AM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 2:36 AM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Sat 5:36 AM2960 km1840 miles1599 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 5:36 AM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 5:36 AM3088 km1919 miles1667 nmNortheast NE

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