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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 = Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 08:00:00. Sydney local time = Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 6:00:00 pm.

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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: 56%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, September 19, 2007 at 4:47 pm
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, September 26, 2007 at 7:45 pm

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 28° 03' South, Longitude: 155° 55' East

The ground speed is currently 394.82 meters/second, 1421.3 kilometres/hour, 883.2 miles/hour or 767.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"14.72 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miNorth14.72 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.1"882.65 miWest0° 02' 24.4"2.76 miNorth882.82 mi
24 hours13° 04' 31.7"798.47 miEast1° 39' 39.2"114.36 miNorth812.57 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
Tweed HeadsThu 6:00 pm233 km145 miles126 nmWest W
Byron BayThu 6:00 pm235 km146 miles127 nmWest-southwest WSW
Gold CoastThu 6:00 pm244 km151 miles132 nmWest W
BallinaThu 6:00 pm248 km154 miles134 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneThu 6:00 pm291 km181 miles157 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lord Howe IslandThu 6:30 pm496 km308 miles268 nmSoutheast SE
SydneyThu 6:00 pm786 km488 miles424 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CanberraThu 6:00 pm1028 km639 miles555 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaThu 7:00 pm1239 km770 miles669 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelbourneThu 6:00 pm1488 km925 miles804 nmSouthwest SW

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