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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 = Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 4:46:00 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: 22%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' South, Longitude: 159° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.75 meters/second, 1518.3 km/hour, 943.4 miles/hour or 819.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.72 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.4"943.12 miWest0° 05' 58.2"6.84 miSouth942.87 mi
24 hours14° 12' 48.4"930.11 miEast1° 46' 07.9"121.67 miSouth933.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 3:46 PM820 km510 miles443 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleThu 3:46 PM906 km563 miles489 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 3:46 PM949 km590 miles512 nmEast E
HoniaraThu 3:46 PM1051 km653 miles568 nmNorth N
BrisbaneThu 2:46 PM1151 km715 miles621 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsThu 2:46 PM1462 km909 miles790 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 2:46 PM1684 km1047 miles909 nmNorthwest NW
SydneyThu 2:46 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 4:46 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmEast E
CanberraThu 2:46 PM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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