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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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 16:22:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' North, Longitude: 117° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.43 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.3"946.90 miwest0° 04' 10.5"4.79 misouth947.11 mi
24 hours11° 32' 50.1"753.36 mieast2° 04' 49.0"143.07 misouth771.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouSat 12:22 AM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baguio CitySat 12:22 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
KowloonSat 12:22 AM477 km297 miles258 nmNorthwest NW
Hong KongSat 12:22 AM481 km299 miles260 nmNorthwest NW
KaohsiungSat 12:22 AM495 km307 miles267 nmNortheast NE
ShenzhenSat 12:22 AM504 km313 miles272 nmNorthwest NW
MacauSat 12:22 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
Tarlac CitySat 12:22 AM537 km334 miles290 nmSoutheast SE
XiamenSat 12:22 AM558 km347 miles301 nmNorth N
MabalacatSat 12:22 AM562 km349 miles303 nmSoutheast SE
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