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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 6:34:00 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: 30%

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 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' South, Longitude: 145° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.10 meters/second, 1505.1 km/hour, 935.3 miles/hour or 812.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.59 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miNorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 31.9"934.98 miWest0° 03' 27.3"3.96 miNorth935.17 mi
24 hours13° 51' 24.9"899.19 miEast1° 57' 22.1"134.55 miNorth914.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Charters TowersSat 4:34 PM86 km53 miles46 nmEast-northeast ENE
TownsvilleSat 4:34 PM182 km113 miles98 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSat 4:34 PM373 km232 miles201 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 4:34 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 4:34 PM1212 km753 miles654 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 4:04 PM1255 km780 miles677 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sat 5:34 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Sat 5:34 PM1701 km1057 miles919 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Sat 5:04 PM1758 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinSat 4:04 PM1784 km1109 miles963 nmWest-northwest WNW

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