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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 = Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 2:14:00 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: 93%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 113° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.65 meters/second, 1517.9 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miNorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.6"942.89 miWest0° 02' 55.6"3.36 miNorth942.75 mi
24 hours11° 37' 49.1"755.39 miEast0° 44' 19.5"50.82 miNorth755.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacauTue 10:14 PM227 km141 miles123 nmNorth N
Hong KongTue 10:14 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonTue 10:14 PM252 km157 miles136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShenzhenTue 10:14 PM270 km168 miles146 nmNorth N
FoshanTue 10:14 PM321 km200 miles174 nmNorth N
GuangzhouTue 10:14 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNorth N
HaikouTue 10:14 PM337 km209 miles182 nmWest W
ShantouTue 10:14 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNortheast NE
NanningTue 10:14 PM619 km384 miles334 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuilinTue 10:14 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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