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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 = Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 12:16:00 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: 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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 139° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.78 meters/second, 1529.2 km/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.84 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 02.2"949.89 miWest0° 07' 27.5"8.55 miSouth949.60 mi
24 hours14° 44' 45.3"972.65 miEast2° 23' 36.0"164.61 miSouth979.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonTue 10:16 AM188 km117 miles101 nmEast E
Tennant CreekTue 9:46 AM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsTue 10:16 AM691 km429 miles373 nmEast E
Alice SpringsTue 9:46 AM888 km552 miles479 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinTue 9:46 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyTue 10:16 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraTue 9:16 AM1666 km1035 miles899 nmNorth N
BrisbaneTue 10:16 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmSoutheast SE
DiliTue 9:16 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmWest-northwest WNW
EuclaTue 9:01 AM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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