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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 17:36:00 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: 98%
|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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.09 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 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' 31.3"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 06.2"||0.12 mi||south||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 24.7"||959.60 mi||west||0° 06' 22.3"||7.30 mi||south||959.90 mi|
|24 hours||11° 19' 53.6"||748.77 mi||east||2° 54' 21.1"||199.80 mi||south||780.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Haikou||Sun 1:36 AM||327 km||203 miles||177 nm||NNW|
|Da Nang||Sun 12:36 AM||351 km||218 miles||189 nm||WSW|
|Huế||Sun 12:36 AM||403 km||251 miles||218 nm||WSW|
|Nha Trang||Sun 12:36 AM||596 km||371 miles||322 nm||SSW|
|Macau||Sun 1:36 AM||599 km||372 miles||324 nm||NNE|
|Hai Phong||Sun 12:36 AM||630 km||391 miles||340 nm||NW|
|Pakse||Sun 12:36 AM||631 km||392 miles||341 nm||WSW|
|Hong Kong||Sun 1:36 AM||639 km||397 miles||345 nm||NNE|
|Kowloon||Sun 1:36 AM||645 km||401 miles||348 nm||NNE|
|Foshan||Sun 1:36 AM||670 km||416 miles||362 nm||NNE|
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