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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 02:26:00 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: 2%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 02:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.76 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.2 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' 21.8"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 52.2"||929.78 mi||west||0° 02' 05.5"||2.40 mi||south||929.68 mi|
|24 hours||15° 11' 35.3"||983.38 mi||east||0° 06' 14.2"||7.15 mi||south||983.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brisbane||Thu 12:26 PM||856 km||532 miles||462 nm||SSW|
|Noumea||Thu 1:26 PM||991 km||616 miles||535 nm||ESE|
|Port Vila||Thu 1:26 PM||1230 km||764 miles||664 nm||ENE|
|Cairns||Thu 12:26 PM||1257 km||781 miles||679 nm||WNW|
|Honiara||Thu 1:26 PM||1283 km||797 miles||693 nm||NNE|
|Sydney *||Thu 1:26 PM||1571 km||976 miles||848 nm||SSW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 12:26 PM||1630 km||1013 miles||880 nm||NW|
|Canberra *||Thu 1:26 PM||1795 km||1115 miles||969 nm||SSW|
|Melbourne *||Thu 1:26 PM||2229 km||1385 miles||1203 nm||SSW|
|Suva *||Thu 3:26 PM||2262 km||1406 miles||1222 nm||E|
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