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, November 17, 2012 at 05:20:00 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: 16%
|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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.85 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 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' 24.1"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 05.3"||0.10 mi||north||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 13.4"||941.24 mi||west||0° 05' 29.8"||6.30 mi||north||941.52 mi|
|24 hours||13° 53' 29.5"||907.79 mi||east||2° 43' 33.2"||187.48 mi||north||933.92 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Townsville||Sat 3:20 PM||165 km||102 miles||89 nm||E|
|Cairns||Sat 3:20 PM||255 km||158 miles||137 nm||NNE|
|Port Moresby||Sat 3:20 PM||1095 km||680 miles||591 nm||NNE|
|Brisbane||Sat 3:20 PM||1216 km||756 miles||657 nm||SE|
|Alice Springs||Sat 2:50 PM||1281 km||796 miles||691 nm||WSW|
|Darwin||Sat 2:50 PM||1710 km||1062 miles||923 nm||WNW|
|Sydney *||Sat 4:20 PM||1733 km||1077 miles||936 nm||SSE|
|Canberra *||Sat 4:20 PM||1827 km||1135 miles||986 nm||SSE|
|Adelaide *||Sat 3:50 PM||1866 km||1159 miles||1008 nm||SSW|
|Jayapura||Sat 2:20 PM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm||NNW|
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