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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 = Monday, November 19, 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: 36%

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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' South, Longitude: 163° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.80 meters/second, 1572.5 km/hour, 977.1 miles/hour or 849.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.28 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 45.8"976.96 miWest0° 09' 55.4"11.37 miNorth977.34 mi
24 hours12° 06' 42.6"817.25 miEast4° 11' 19.6"287.90 miNorth872.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 4:56 PM486 km302 miles263 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraMon 4:56 PM547 km340 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaMon 4:56 PM744 km463 miles402 nmSoutheast SE
GizoMon 4:56 PM907 km564 miles490 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaMon 4:56 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 5:56 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Mon 6:56 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 5:56 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyMon 3:56 PM1838 km1142 miles993 nmWest W
TarawaMon 5:56 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNortheast NE

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