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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:49 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 31' North, Longitude: 59° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.84 meters/second, 1489.8 km/hour, 925.7 miles/hour or 804.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 49.0"925.37 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth925.42 mi
24 hours12° 30' 23.4"799.32 mieast0° 51' 52.0"59.48 misouth803.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MuscatSun 12:06 AM159 km99 miles86 nmNorthwest NW
SeebSun 12:06 AM191 km118 miles103 nmNorthwest NW
NizwaSun 12:06 AM212 km132 miles115 nmWest-northwest WNW
SharjahSun 12:06 AM527 km327 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiSun 12:06 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
Abu DhabiSun 12:06 AM569 km354 miles307 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bandar-AbbasSat 11:36 PM614 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarachiSun 1:06 AM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalalahSun 12:06 AM835 km519 miles451 nmSouthwest SW
DohaSat 11:06 PM872 km542 miles471 nmWest-northwest WNW

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