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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 = Wednesday, December 12, 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: 3%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' South, Longitude: 154° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.97 meters/second, 1504.7 km/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.58 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.1"934.65 miWest0° 04' 14.8"4.87 miSouth934.45 mi
24 hours15° 15' 55.8"992.75 miEast0° 59' 15.0"67.93 miSouth991.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneWed 10:16 AM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth S
CairnsWed 10:16 AM936 km582 miles505 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaWed 11:16 AM1312 km815 miles709 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 11:16 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyWed 10:16 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaWed 11:16 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmEast E
Sydney *Wed 11:16 AM1570 km975 miles848 nmSouth S
Canberra *Wed 11:16 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsWed 9:46 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Wed 11:16 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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