Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 2:36:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.90 meters/second, 1493.7 km/hour, 928.1 miles/hour or 806.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 21.6"||15.47 mi||West||0° 00' 00.2"||0.00 mi||South||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 33.5"||927.80 mi||West||0° 00' 05.9"||0.11 mi||South||927.80 mi|
|24 hours||15° 17' 07.8"||987.60 mi||East||0° 41' 50.1"||47.97 mi||North||991.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Thu 12:06 PM||221 km||138 miles||120 nm||NW|
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:06 PM||366 km||227 miles||198 nm||SSW|
|Darwin||Thu 12:06 PM||1076 km||669 miles||581 nm||NNW|
|Cairns||Thu 12:36 PM||1138 km||707 miles||615 nm||ENE|
|Eucla||Thu 11:21 AM||1376 km||855 miles||743 nm||SSW|
|Adelaide *||Thu 1:06 PM||1575 km||979 miles||850 nm||S|
|Dili||Thu 11:36 AM||1756 km||1091 miles||948 nm||NW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 12:36 PM||1760 km||1094 miles||950 nm||NE|
|Brisbane||Thu 12:36 PM||1890 km||1174 miles||1020 nm||ESE|
|Canberra *||Thu 1:36 PM||2055 km||1277 miles||1110 nm||SE|
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