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, October 7, 2012 at 22:10:00 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: 54%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.42 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 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' 30.7"||15.79 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||south||15.79 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 48.1"||946.87 mi||west||0° 04' 21.8"||5.00 mi||south||947.09 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 54.4"||760.04 mi||east||2° 10' 17.3"||149.35 mi||south||779.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Haikou||Mon 6:10 AM||173 km||108 miles||93 nm||WNW|
|Macau||Mon 6:10 AM||354 km||220 miles||191 nm||NNE|
|Hong Kong||Mon 6:10 AM||401 km||249 miles||217 nm||NE|
|Kowloon||Mon 6:10 AM||408 km||253 miles||220 nm||NE|
|Foshan||Mon 6:10 AM||420 km||261 miles||227 nm||NNE|
|Shenzhen||Mon 6:10 AM||434 km||270 miles||234 nm||NE|
|Guangzhou||Mon 6:10 AM||436 km||271 miles||235 nm||NNE|
|Nanning||Mon 6:10 AM||526 km||327 miles||284 nm||NW|
|Da Nang||Mon 5:10 AM||535 km||332 miles||289 nm||SW|
|Huế||Mon 5:10 AM||558 km||347 miles||301 nm||SW|
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