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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, December 10, 2012 at 11:16:00 PM.

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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: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 23:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 24' South, Longitude: 153° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.11 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.85 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miSouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 24' 07.5"950.64 miWest0° 07' 34.4"8.68 miSouth950.35 mi
24 hours14° 42' 58.5"971.37 miEast2° 26' 46.8"168.25 miSouth979.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsTue 9:16 AM846 km526 miles457 nmWest W
HoniaraTue 10:16 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneTue 9:16 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyTue 9:16 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaTue 10:16 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaTue 10:16 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast E
Sydney *Tue 10:16 AM1840 km1144 miles994 nmSouth S
Canberra *Tue 10:16 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraTue 8:16 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsTue 8:46 AM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmWest-southwest WSW

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