Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

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 = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 5:06:00 AM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

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).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 25%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 05:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 28' South, Longitude: 162° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.32 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.97 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.8"957.92 miWest0° 08' 04.9"9.26 miNorth958.30 mi
24 hours12° 59' 19.3"861.65 miEast3° 36' 12.2"247.74 miNorth903.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSun 4:06 PM484 km301 miles261 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSun 4:06 PM607 km377 miles328 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSun 4:06 PM749 km466 miles405 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 4:06 PM836 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSun 3:06 PM1578 km981 miles852 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Sun 6:06 PM1675 km1040 miles904 nmEast E
CairnsSun 3:06 PM1812 km1126 miles978 nmWest W
YarenSun 5:06 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySun 3:06 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 5:06 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools