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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, December 29, 2012 at 9:22:00 AM.

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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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 09:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' North, Longitude: 129° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.06 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' 31.1"15.92 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.1"955.04 miWest0° 05' 41.2"6.52 miSouth955.32 mi
24 hours11° 24' 17.7"750.20 miEast2° 39' 00.2"182.23 miSouth777.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaSat 1:22 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoSat 1:22 AM2021 km1255 miles1091 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSat 1:22 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliSat 1:22 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 2:22 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Sat 1:22 AM2252 km1400 miles1216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoSat 1:22 AM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SacramentoSat 1:22 AM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSat 2:22 AM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSat 1:22 AM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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