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 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 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 424.43 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' 06.3"||0.12 mi||north||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 27.0"||949.20 mi||west||0° 06' 30.0"||7.45 mi||north||949.52 mi|
|24 hours||13° 02' 22.9"||857.15 mi||east||3° 02' 18.9"||208.95 mi||north||889.06 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||356 km||221 miles||192 nm||WSW|
|Alice Springs||Sun 5:36 PM||704 km||437 miles||380 nm||SSW|
|Cairns||Sun 6:06 PM||922 km||573 miles||498 nm||E|
|Darwin||Sun 5:36 PM||928 km||576 miles||501 nm||NW|
|Port Moresby||Sun 6:06 PM||1447 km||899 miles||781 nm||NE|
|Dili||Sun 5:06 PM||1645 km||1022 miles||888 nm||NW|
|Eucla||Sun 4:51 PM||1714 km||1065 miles||926 nm||SSW|
|Jayapura||Sun 5:06 PM||1770 km||1100 miles||956 nm||NNE|
|Adelaide *||Sun 6:36 PM||1864 km||1158 miles||1006 nm||S|
|Brisbane||Sun 6:06 PM||1923 km||1195 miles||1038 nm||SE|
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