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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, November 9, 2012 at 2:28:00 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: 24%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 98° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.68 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.73 miWest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.5"1003.54 miWest0° 12' 13.3"14.00 miSouth1003.63 mi
24 hours12° 03' 14.2"833.78 miEast4° 55' 36.0"338.51 miSouth898.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 8:28 AM969 km602 miles523 nmEast E
San SalvadorFri 8:28 AM1825 km1134 miles986 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaFri 8:28 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 8:28 AM1837 km1142 miles992 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoFri 8:28 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNorth N
ManaguaFri 8:28 AM1897 km1178 miles1024 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 8:28 AM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 8:28 AM1988 km1235 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 9:28 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmEast E
VeracruzFri 8:28 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmNorth N

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