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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 16:02:00 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: 99%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.07 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 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"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.03 mi||south||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.4"||939.36 mi||west||0° 01' 52.1"||2.14 mi||south||939.46 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 34.8"||757.02 mi||east||1° 11' 17.2"||81.73 mi||south||764.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Haikou||Fri 12:02 AM||82 km||51 miles||44 nm||SW|
|Macau||Fri 12:02 AM||333 km||207 miles||180 nm||ENE|
|Nanning||Fri 12:02 AM||352 km||218 miles||190 nm||NW|
|Foshan||Fri 12:02 AM||356 km||221 miles||192 nm||NE|
|Guangzhou||Fri 12:02 AM||375 km||233 miles||203 nm||NE|
|Hong Kong||Fri 12:02 AM||396 km||246 miles||214 nm||ENE|
|Kowloon||Fri 12:02 AM||404 km||251 miles||218 nm||ENE|
|Shenzhen||Fri 12:02 AM||418 km||260 miles||226 nm||ENE|
|Hai Phong||Thu 11:02 PM||429 km||267 miles||232 nm||W|
|Guilin||Fri 12:02 AM||515 km||320 miles||278 nm||N|
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