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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 08:06:00 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: 41%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.44 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 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' 26.3"||15.82 mi||west||0° 00' 06.4"||0.12 mi||north||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 27.1"||949.21 mi||west||0° 06' 30.2"||7.45 mi||north||949.54 mi|
|24 hours||13° 02' 20.7"||857.11 mi||east||3° 02' 21.3"||208.99 mi||north||889.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Sun 5:36 PM||331 km||206 miles||179 nm||WSW|
|Alice Springs||Sun 5:36 PM||691 km||429 miles||373 nm||SSW|
|Darwin||Sun 5:36 PM||907 km||563 miles||489 nm||NW|
|Cairns||Sun 6:06 PM||950 km||591 miles||513 nm||E|
|Port Moresby||Sun 6:06 PM||1469 km||913 miles||793 nm||NE|
|Dili||Sun 5:06 PM||1622 km||1008 miles||876 nm||NW|
|Eucla||Sun 4:51 PM||1702 km||1057 miles||919 nm||SSW|
|Jayapura||Sun 5:06 PM||1776 km||1104 miles||959 nm||NNE|
|Adelaide *||Sun 6:36 PM||1866 km||1160 miles||1008 nm||S|
|Manokwari||Sun 5:06 PM||1938 km||1204 miles||1046 nm||N|
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