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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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 17:36:00 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: 98%

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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 14' North, Longitude: 111° 17' East

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.00 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.7"959.60 miwest0° 06' 22.3"7.30 misouth959.90 mi
24 hours11° 19' 53.6"748.77 mieast2° 54' 21.1"199.80 misouth780.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouSun 1:36 AM327 km203 miles177 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Da NangSun 12:36 AM351 km218 miles189 nmWest-southwest WSW
HuếSun 12:36 AM403 km251 miles218 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nha TrangSun 12:36 AM596 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MacauSun 1:36 AM599 km372 miles324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hai PhongSun 12:36 AM630 km391 miles340 nmNorthwest NW
PakseSun 12:36 AM631 km392 miles341 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hong KongSun 1:36 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonSun 1:36 AM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FoshanSun 1:36 AM670 km416 miles362 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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