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 08:58:00 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 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.10 meters/second, 1497.9 km/hour, 930.8 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' 42.8"||930.54 mi||west||0° 01' 18.2"||1.50 mi||north||930.61 mi|
|24 hours||13° 55' 10.0"||898.77 mi||east||1° 08' 12.4"||78.21 mi||north||905.51 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||756 km||470 miles||408 nm||E|
|Alice Springs||Sat 6:28 PM||756 km||470 miles||408 nm||ESE|
|Darwin||Sat 6:28 PM||1030 km||640 miles||556 nm||NNE|
|Eucla||Sat 5:43 PM||1191 km||740 miles||643 nm||S|
|Dili||Sat 5:58 PM||1391 km||865 miles||751 nm||N|
|Perth||Sat 4:58 PM||1646 km||1023 miles||889 nm||SW|
|Denpasar||Sat 4:58 PM||1870 km||1162 miles||1010 nm||NW|
|Adelaide||Sat 6:28 PM||1907 km||1185 miles||1030 nm||SSE|
|Makassar||Sat 4:58 PM||1946 km||1209 miles||1051 nm||NNW|
|Cairns||Sat 6:58 PM||2017 km||1254 miles||1089 nm||E|
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