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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 = Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 4:46:00 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: 10%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 142° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.84 meters/second, 1504.2 km/hour, 934.7 miles/hour or 812.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.58 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miSouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 23' 05.8"934.37 miWest0° 03' 49.1"4.38 miSouth934.19 mi
24 hours14° 45' 25.9"958.53 miEast0° 50' 17.7"57.67 miSouth957.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsThu 2:46 PM522 km324 miles282 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekThu 2:16 PM835 km519 miles451 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 2:16 PM941 km585 miles508 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyThu 2:46 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneThu 2:46 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinThu 2:16 PM1475 km916 miles796 nmWest-northwest WNW
Adelaide *Thu 3:16 PM1677 km1042 miles906 nmSouth S
Sydney *Thu 3:46 PM1766 km1098 miles954 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Thu 3:46 PM1814 km1127 miles980 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EuclaThu 1:31 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmSouthwest SW

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