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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 = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 5:24:00 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: 16%

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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 144° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.69 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miNorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 24' 13.6"941.21 miWest0° 05' 30.2"6.31 miNorth941.49 mi
24 hours13° 53' 23.0"907.63 miEast2° 43' 40.8"187.61 miNorth933.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Charters TowersSat 3:24 PM207 km128 miles112 nmEast-southeast ESE
TownsvilleSat 3:24 PM240 km149 miles130 nmEast E
CairnsSat 3:24 PM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySat 3:24 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 2:54 PM1214 km754 miles655 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneSat 3:24 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSat 2:54 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sat 4:24 PM1758 km1093 miles949 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Sat 4:24 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Sat 3:54 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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