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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 14:46:00 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: 97%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.6"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 44.7"||937.91 mi||west||0° 00' 35.8"||0.68 mi||north||937.88 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 38.2"||758.00 mi||east||0° 12' 37.4"||14.48 mi||south||758.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Shantou||Wed 10:46 PM||278 km||173 miles||150 nm||N|
|Kowloon||Wed 10:46 PM||343 km||213 miles||185 nm||WNW|
|Hong Kong||Wed 10:46 PM||348 km||216 miles||188 nm||WNW|
|Shenzhen||Wed 10:46 PM||363 km||225 miles||196 nm||WNW|
|Macau||Wed 10:46 PM||403 km||251 miles||218 nm||WNW|
|Xiamen||Wed 10:46 PM||405 km||252 miles||219 nm||NNE|
|Kaohsiung||Wed 10:46 PM||414 km||257 miles||223 nm||NE|
|Guangzhou||Wed 10:46 PM||474 km||294 miles||256 nm||WNW|
|Foshan||Wed 10:46 PM||481 km||299 miles||260 nm||WNW|
|Taichung||Wed 10:46 PM||509 km||316 miles||275 nm||NE|
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