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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 19:30:00 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: 81%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.26 meters/second, 1516.5 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.9 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' 31.1"||15.71 mi||west||0° 00' 02.9"||0.06 mi||north||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 04.5"||942.07 mi||west||0° 02' 52.0"||3.29 mi||north||941.93 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 43.0"||754.67 mi||east||0° 42' 29.2"||48.72 mi||north||754.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kowloon||Fri 3:30 AM||249 km||155 miles||135 nm||NNW|
|Hong Kong||Fri 3:30 AM||250 km||156 miles||135 nm||NNW|
|Macau||Fri 3:30 AM||276 km||172 miles||149 nm||NW|
|Shenzhen||Fri 3:30 AM||283 km||176 miles||153 nm||NNW|
|Shantou||Fri 3:30 AM||371 km||230 miles||200 nm||NNE|
|Foshan||Fri 3:30 AM||375 km||233 miles||202 nm||NW|
|Guangzhou||Fri 3:30 AM||376 km||234 miles||203 nm||NNW|
|Haikou||Fri 3:30 AM||514 km||319 miles||278 nm||W|
|Xiamen||Fri 3:30 AM||546 km||339 miles||295 nm||NNE|
|Kaohsiung||Fri 3:30 AM||619 km||385 miles||334 nm||ENE|
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