Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.75 meters/second, 1525.5 km/hour, 947.9 miles/hour or 823.7 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' 24.1"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 07.0"||0.13 mi||north||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 06.9"||947.75 mi||west||0° 07' 05.9"||8.14 mi||north||948.10 mi|
|24 hours||13° 55' 12.8"||916.07 mi||east||3° 19' 32.9"||228.71 mi||north||952.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sat 1:46 PM||344 km||214 miles||186 nm||WNW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 1:46 PM||958 km||595 miles||517 nm||N|
|Brisbane||Sat 1:46 PM||1137 km||707 miles||614 nm||SSE|
|Honiara||Sat 2:46 PM||1529 km||950 miles||825 nm||NE|
|Alice Springs||Sat 1:16 PM||1680 km||1044 miles||907 nm||WSW|
|Sydney *||Sat 2:46 PM||1777 km||1104 miles||960 nm||S|
|Canberra *||Sat 2:46 PM||1919 km||1192 miles||1036 nm||S|
|Jayapura||Sat 12:46 PM||1923 km||1195 miles||1038 nm||NNW|
|Darwin||Sat 1:16 PM||2024 km||1258 miles||1093 nm||WNW|
|Port Vila||Sat 2:46 PM||2065 km||1283 miles||1115 nm||E|
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