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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 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: 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 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 20' South, Longitude: 148° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.66 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.2 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"0.16 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.5"958.69 miWest0° 08' 10.3"9.37 miNorth959.07 mi
24 hours12° 57' 03.8"859.75 miEast3° 38' 00.1"249.80 miNorth902.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 4:06 PM280 km174 miles151 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 4:06 PM772 km479 miles417 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 4:06 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 5:06 PM1475 km916 miles796 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsSun 3:36 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 3:06 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSun 3:36 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest W
Sydney *Sun 5:06 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sun 5:06 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmSouth S
Port VilaSun 5:06 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmEast E

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