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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, August 31, 2018 at 11:52:00. Detroit local time = Friday, August 31, 2018 at 7:52:00 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: 77%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, August 26, 2018 at 11:56 am
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, September 3, 2018 at 2:37 am

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 31, 2018 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' North, Longitude: 122° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 444.31 meters/second, 1599.5 kilometres/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.56 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.2"993.73 miWest0° 10' 35.5"12.13 miNorth993.58 mi
24 hours11° 40' 57.8"799.32 miEast4° 03' 05.9"278.47 miNorth841.84 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Fri 5:52 am2375 km1475 miles1282 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Fri 6:52 am2468 km1534 miles1333 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 4:52 am2586 km1607 miles1396 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Fri 6:52 am2631 km1635 miles1421 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Fri 6:52 am2632 km1635 miles1421 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Fri 6:52 am2803 km1742 miles1514 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Fri 4:52 am2867 km1782 miles1548 nmNorth N
PhoenixFri 4:52 am2969 km1845 miles1603 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Fri 4:52 am3155 km1961 miles1704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 4:52 am3247 km2017 miles1753 nmNorth N
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