Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 8:58:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 416.09 meters/second, 1497.9 kilometres/hour, 930.8 miles/hour or 808.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 42.8"||930.48 mi||West||0° 01' 18.0"||1.49 mi||North||930.54 mi|
|24 hours||13° 55' 11.3"||898.73 mi||East||1° 08' 08.8"||78.13 mi||North||905.46 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Sat 6:28 PM||729 km||453 miles||394 nm||E|
|Alice Springs||Sat 6:28 PM||732 km||455 miles||395 nm||ESE|
|Darwin||Sat 6:28 PM||1019 km||633 miles||550 nm||NNE|
|Eucla||Sat 5:43 PM||1188 km||738 miles||641 nm||S|
|Dili||Sat 5:58 PM||1395 km||867 miles||753 nm||N|
|Perth||Sat 4:58 PM||1664 km||1034 miles||899 nm||SW|
|Adelaide||Sat 6:28 PM||1891 km||1175 miles||1021 nm||SSE|
|Denpasar||Sat 4:58 PM||1892 km||1176 miles||1022 nm||NW|
|Makassar||Sat 4:58 PM||1958 km||1217 miles||1057 nm||NNW|
|Cairns||Sat 6:58 PM||1990 km||1237 miles||1075 nm||E|
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