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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 = Friday, November 16, 2012 at 2:56:00 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: 7%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 02:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 165° 19' East

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.50 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miNorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 24.5"929.74 miWest0° 01' 46.8"2.04 miNorth929.84 mi
24 hours345° 14' 37.9"954.48 miWest1° 23' 08.1"95.31 miNorth963.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 1:56 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 1:56 PM460 km286 miles248 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleFri 1:56 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonFri 2:26 PM957 km595 miles517 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 1:56 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Fri 3:56 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmEast E
BrisbaneFri 12:56 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest-southwest WSW
Auckland *Fri 3:56 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sydney *Fri 1:56 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 2:56 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNortheast NE

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