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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, September 22, 2012 at 7:40:00 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: 44%

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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 04' South, Longitude: 146° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.01 meters/second, 1497.6 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.51 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.2"930.28 miWest0° 01' 07.2"1.29 miNorth930.33 mi
24 hours13° 56' 36.1"900.10 miEast1° 04' 02.5"73.43 miNorth906.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Charters TowersSat 5:40 PM111 km69 miles60 nmNorth N
TownsvilleSat 5:40 PM214 km133 miles116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSat 5:40 PM460 km286 miles249 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 5:40 PM998 km620 miles539 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 5:40 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 5:10 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest-southwest WSW
SydneySat 5:40 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CanberraSat 5:40 PM1603 km996 miles865 nmSouth S
AdelaideSat 5:10 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelbourneSat 5:40 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouth S

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