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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 = Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 11:36:00 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: 37%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 110° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.22 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.67 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.6"939.70 miWest0° 03' 01.3"3.47 miSouth939.86 mi
24 hours11° 53' 55.3"770.97 miEast1° 40' 10.8"114.85 miSouth783.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouMon 7:36 AM54 km34 miles29 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZhanjiangMon 7:36 AM85 km53 miles46 nmNorth N
NanningMon 7:36 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNorthwest NW
Hai PhongMon 6:36 AM370 km230 miles200 nmWest W
MacauMon 7:36 AM392 km244 miles212 nmEast-northeast ENE
FoshanMon 7:36 AM409 km254 miles221 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouMon 7:36 AM427 km266 miles231 nmNortheast NE
Hong KongMon 7:36 AM456 km283 miles246 nmEast-northeast ENE
ShenzhenMon 7:36 AM457 km284 miles247 nmEast-northeast ENE
HanoiMon 6:36 AM458 km285 miles247 nmWest W

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