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, October 20, 2012 at 07:06:00 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: 30%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.19 meters/second, 1505.5 km/hour, 935.5 miles/hour or 812.9 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' 24.5"||15.59 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.07 mi||north||15.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 34.0"||935.21 mi||west||0° 03' 31.6"||4.04 mi||north||935.39 mi|
|24 hours||13° 50' 27.5"||898.33 mi||east||1° 58' 54.5"||136.31 mi||north||914.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mount Isa||Sat 5:06 PM||186 km||116 miles||101 nm||ESE|
|Tennant Creek||Sat 4:36 PM||382 km||237 miles||206 nm||W|
|Alice Springs||Sat 4:36 PM||557 km||346 miles||301 nm||SW|
|Cairns||Sat 5:06 PM||920 km||572 miles||497 nm||ENE|
|Darwin||Sat 4:36 PM||1136 km||706 miles||613 nm||NW|
|Eucla||Sat 3:51 PM||1547 km||961 miles||835 nm||SSW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 5:06 PM||1564 km||972 miles||845 nm||NE|
|Adelaide *||Sat 5:36 PM||1630 km||1013 miles||880 nm||S|
|Brisbane||Sat 5:06 PM||1744 km||1084 miles||942 nm||ESE|
|Dili||Sat 4:06 PM||1843 km||1145 miles||995 nm||NW|
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