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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 12:26:00 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 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' South, Longitude: 136° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.72 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.83 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 01.4"949.76 miWest0° 07' 26.2"8.53 miSouth949.47 mi
24 hours14° 45' 03.1"972.86 miEast2° 23' 04.0"164.00 miSouth979.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekTue 9:56 AM369 km229 miles199 nmSouthwest SW
Alice SpringsTue 9:56 AM750 km466 miles405 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinTue 9:56 AM862 km536 miles465 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 10:26 AM945 km587 miles510 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 10:26 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmNortheast NE
DiliTue 9:26 AM1581 km982 miles853 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraTue 9:26 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaTue 9:11 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariTue 9:26 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Tue 10:56 AM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmSouth S

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