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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 91%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 46' North, Longitude: 114° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.34 meters/second, 1531.2 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.86 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.0"951.18 miwest0° 04' 57.1"5.68 misouth951.43 mi
24 hours11° 23' 01.0"745.72 mieast2° 22' 06.4"162.88 misouth768.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hong KongSun 2:36 AM402 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KowloonSun 2:36 AM403 km251 miles218 nmNorth N
MacauSun 2:36 AM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShenzhenSun 2:36 AM438 km272 miles237 nmNorth N
HaikouSun 2:36 AM509 km316 miles275 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanSun 2:36 AM511 km317 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuangzhouSun 2:36 AM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouSun 2:36 AM538 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baguio CitySun 2:36 AM649 km403 miles350 nmEast-southeast ESE
XiamenSun 2:36 AM707 km439 miles382 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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