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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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 14:46:00 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: 97%

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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 117° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.43 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"937.91 miwest0° 00' 35.9"0.69 minorth937.88 mi
24 hours11° 43' 38.1"758.00 mieast0° 12' 34.8"14.43 misouth758.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouWed 10:46 PM284 km177 miles154 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KowloonWed 10:46 PM367 km228 miles198 nmWest-northwest WNW
Hong KongWed 10:46 PM373 km232 miles201 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShenzhenWed 10:46 PM387 km240 miles209 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungWed 10:46 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNortheast NE
XiamenWed 10:46 PM400 km248 miles216 nmNorth N
MacauWed 10:46 PM429 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaichungWed 10:46 PM490 km304 miles264 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouWed 10:46 PM498 km309 miles269 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanWed 10:46 PM505 km314 miles273 nmWest-northwest WNW

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