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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 = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 5:56:00 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: 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 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' South, Longitude: 150° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.60 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.98 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.6"958.56 miWest0° 08' 09.4"9.35 miNorth958.94 mi
24 hours12° 57' 26.3"860.06 miEast3° 37' 42.1"249.46 miNorth902.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 3:56 PM532 km331 miles287 nmWest W
Port MoresbySun 3:56 PM855 km532 miles462 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSun 3:56 PM1253 km778 miles676 nmSouth S
HoniaraSun 4:56 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSun 4:56 PM1877 km1167 miles1014 nmEast E
JayapuraSun 2:56 PM1882 km1170 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsSun 3:26 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sun 4:56 PM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sun 4:56 PM2103 km1306 miles1135 nmSouth S
DarwinSun 3:26 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmWest W

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