Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 06:14:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 25%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 06:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.71 meters/second, 1543.4 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 26.4"||15.98 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.16 mi||north||15.98 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 32.5"||958.87 mi||west||0° 08' 11.2"||9.38 mi||north||959.25 mi|
|24 hours||12° 56' 43.3"||859.52 mi||east||3° 38' 16.2"||250.12 mi||north||902.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sun 4:14 PM||77 km||48 miles||42 nm||SSW|
|Port Moresby||Sun 4:14 PM||768 km||477 miles||415 nm||N|
|Brisbane||Sun 4:14 PM||1425 km||885 miles||769 nm||SSE|
|Alice Springs||Sun 3:44 PM||1520 km||945 miles||821 nm||SW|
|Jayapura||Sun 3:14 PM||1636 km||1016 miles||883 nm||NNW|
|Honiara||Sun 5:14 PM||1682 km||1045 miles||908 nm||ENE|
|Darwin||Sun 3:44 PM||1702 km||1058 miles||919 nm||WNW|
|Sydney *||Sun 5:14 PM||2009 km||1249 miles||1085 nm||SSE|
|Canberra *||Sun 5:14 PM||2122 km||1319 miles||1146 nm||S|
|Manokwari||Sun 3:14 PM||2162 km||1343 miles||1167 nm||NW|
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