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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 1:26:00 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: 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 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' South, Longitude: 137° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.72 meters/second, 1503.8 km/hour, 934.4 miles/hour or 812.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.57 miWest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 miSouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 22' 13.5"934.09 miWest0° 04' 04.5"4.67 miSouth933.90 mi
24 hours15° 16' 46.4"993.15 miEast0° 54' 50.8"62.89 miSouth992.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaWed 11:26 AM243 km151 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekWed 10:56 AM327 km203 miles177 nmWest W
Alice SpringsWed 10:56 AM540 km335 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsWed 11:26 AM959 km596 miles518 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinWed 10:56 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaWed 10:11 AM1542 km958 miles832 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyWed 11:26 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmNortheast NE
Adelaide *Wed 11:56 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmSouth S
DiliWed 10:26 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneWed 11:26 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmEast-southeast ESE

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