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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 6:06:00 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 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 134° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.06 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.70 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.2"941.64 miWest0° 05' 35.3"6.41 miNorth941.92 mi
24 hours13° 51' 49.3"906.28 miEast2° 45' 30.4"189.70 miNorth932.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSat 3:36 PM68 km42 miles36 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSat 3:36 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 3:36 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsSat 4:06 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmEast E
EuclaSat 2:51 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliSat 3:06 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 4:06 PM1737 km1080 miles938 nmNortheast NE
Adelaide *Sat 4:36 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraSat 3:06 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariSat 3:06 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth N

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