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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 = Sunday, September 23, 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: 56%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 00' South, Longitude: 160° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.43 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.64 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.3"937.96 miWest0° 04' 17.0"4.91 miNorth938.18 mi
24 hours13° 24' 52.5"872.04 miEast2° 14' 47.6"154.52 miNorth891.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSun 6:40 PM710 km441 miles384 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleSun 6:40 PM904 km562 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSun 6:40 PM906 km563 miles489 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneSun 5:40 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSun 6:40 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 5:40 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmWest W
SydneySun 5:40 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySun 5:40 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 7:40 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmEast E
CanberraSun 5:40 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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