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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 17:22:00 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: 100%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 17:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.62 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 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' 30.8"||15.79 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||south||15.79 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 56.2"||947.32 mi||west||0° 04' 16.1"||4.89 mi||south||947.54 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 22.3"||753.17 mi||east||2° 06' 54.7"||145.47 mi||south||771.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Luang Prabang||Sat 12:22 AM||120 km||74 miles||65 nm||WNW|
|Xam Neua||Sat 12:22 AM||150 km||94 miles||81 nm||NE|
|Vientiane||Sat 12:22 AM||165 km||102 miles||89 nm||SSW|
|Wanon Niwat||Sat 12:22 AM||202 km||126 miles||109 nm||SSE|
|Udon Thani||Sat 12:22 AM||220 km||137 miles||119 nm||S|
|Khon Kaen||Sat 12:22 AM||326 km||203 miles||176 nm||S|
|Hanoi||Sat 12:22 AM||339 km||210 miles||183 nm||ENE|
|Savannakhet||Sat 12:22 AM||354 km||220 miles||191 nm||SSE|
|Hai Phong||Sat 12:22 AM||406 km||252 miles||219 nm||ENE|
|Chiang Mai||Sat 12:22 AM||441 km||274 miles||238 nm||W|
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