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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 = Friday, December 28, 2012 at 4:32:00 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: 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 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' North, Longitude: 115° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.46 meters/second, 1524.5 km/hour, 947.3 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' 55.5"946.97 miWest0° 04' 11.6"4.81 miSouth947.18 mi
24 hours11° 32' 45.4"753.33 miEast2° 05' 10.0"143.48 miSouth771.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hong KongSat 12:32 AM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KowloonSat 12:32 AM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MacauSat 12:32 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShenzhenSat 12:32 AM366 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FoshanSat 12:32 AM455 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuangzhouSat 12:32 AM458 km285 miles247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouSat 12:32 AM461 km286 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HaikouSat 12:32 AM517 km321 miles279 nmWest W
ZhanjiangSat 12:32 AM548 km341 miles296 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenSat 12:32 AM630 km392 miles340 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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