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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 08:38:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%
|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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.07 meters/second, 1497.9 km/hour, 930.7 miles/hour or 808.8 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' 24.6"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 01.1"||0.02 mi||north||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 42.1"||930.49 mi||west||0° 01' 15.5"||1.44 mi||north||930.56 mi|
|24 hours||13° 55' 32.1"||899.12 mi||east||1° 07' 09.4"||77.00 mi||north||905.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Sat 6:08 PM||285 km||177 miles||154 nm||ENE|
|Alice Springs||Sat 6:08 PM||356 km||221 miles||192 nm||SE|
|Darwin||Sat 6:08 PM||957 km||595 miles||517 nm||N|
|Eucla||Sat 5:23 PM||1215 km||755 miles||656 nm||SSW|
|Cairns||Sat 6:38 PM||1530 km||951 miles||826 nm||ENE|
|Dili||Sat 5:38 PM||1540 km||957 miles||832 nm||NNW|
|Adelaide||Sat 6:08 PM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm||SSE|
|Perth||Sat 4:38 PM||2000 km||1243 miles||1080 nm||SW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 6:38 PM||2081 km||1293 miles||1124 nm||NE|
|Makassar||Sat 4:38 PM||2218 km||1378 miles||1198 nm||NW|
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