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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 = Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 5:20:00 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: 29%

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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 163° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.88 meters/second, 1504.4 km/hour, 934.8 miles/hour or 812.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.58 miWest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 miNorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.2"934.49 miWest0° 03' 17.5"3.78 miNorth934.66 mi
24 hours13° 53' 36.1"901.16 miEast1° 53' 46.5"130.43 miNorth915.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 4:20 PM395 km246 miles213 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 4:20 PM607 km377 miles328 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleSat 4:20 PM678 km421 miles366 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 4:20 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 3:20 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaSat 5:20 PM1615 km1003 miles872 nmEast E
CairnsSat 3:20 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmWest W
Sydney *Sat 4:20 PM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySat 3:20 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmWest-northwest WNW
Auckland *Sat 6:20 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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