Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, September 17, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.56 meters/second, 1600.4 km/hour, 994.5 miles/hour or 864.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 28.4"||16.57 mi||west||0° 00' 12.3"||0.24 mi||south||16.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 25.3"||994.36 mi||west||0° 12' 21.4"||14.16 mi||south||994.25 mi|
|24 hours||12° 51' 39.8"||883.58 mi||east||4° 44' 07.7"||325.47 mi||south||936.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arawa||Mon 12:10 PM||120 km||75 miles||65 nm||WNW|
|Gizo||Mon 1:10 PM||157 km||98 miles||85 nm||SSE|
|Buka||Mon 12:10 PM||251 km||156 miles||135 nm||NW|
|Honiara||Mon 1:10 PM||482 km||299 miles||260 nm||SE|
|Port Moresby||Mon 12:10 PM||1074 km||667 miles||580 nm||WSW|
|Yaren||Mon 2:10 PM||1340 km||833 miles||724 nm||ENE|
|Palikir||Mon 1:10 PM||1519 km||944 miles||820 nm||N|
|Cairns||Mon 12:10 PM||1626 km||1011 miles||878 nm||SW|
|Port Vila||Mon 1:10 PM||1767 km||1098 miles||954 nm||SE|
|Jayapura||Mon 11:10 AM||1816 km||1128 miles||981 nm||WNW|
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