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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 23:36:00 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: 37%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.23 meters/second, 1512.8 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.9 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' 30.2"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 15.6"||939.70 mi||west||0° 03' 01.4"||3.47 mi||south||939.86 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 55.3"||770.97 mi||east||1° 40' 13.5"||114.90 mi||south||783.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Haikou||Mon 7:36 AM||67 km||42 miles||36 nm||SE|
|Nanning||Mon 7:36 AM||305 km||190 miles||165 nm||NNW|
|Hai Phong||Mon 6:36 AM||342 km||213 miles||185 nm||W|
|Macau||Mon 7:36 AM||417 km||259 miles||225 nm||ENE|
|Foshan||Mon 7:36 AM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm||NE|
|Hanoi||Mon 6:36 AM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm||W|
|Guangzhou||Mon 7:36 AM||448 km||279 miles||242 nm||NE|
|Hong Kong||Mon 7:36 AM||482 km||299 miles||260 nm||ENE|
|Kowloon||Mon 7:36 AM||489 km||304 miles||264 nm||ENE|
|Shenzhen||Mon 7:36 AM||501 km||311 miles||271 nm||ENE|
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