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 Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 01:20:00 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: 57%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 3:28 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.55 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.9 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' 32.4"||16.09 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||16.09 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 20.3"||965.15 mi||west||0° 07' 14.9"||8.31 mi||north||964.89 mi|
|24 hours||11° 11' 27.2"||742.96 mi||east||2° 32' 29.2"||174.79 mi||north||758.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salalah||Thu 5:20 AM||384 km||238 miles||207 nm||WNW|
|Hadibu||Thu 4:20 AM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm||SW|
|Nizwa||Thu 5:20 AM||730 km||453 miles||394 nm||N|
|Muscat||Thu 5:20 AM||810 km||503 miles||437 nm||N|
|Seeb||Thu 5:20 AM||815 km||506 miles||440 nm||N|
|Al Mukalla||Thu 4:20 AM||934 km||580 miles||504 nm||WSW|
|Abu Dhabi||Thu 5:20 AM||959 km||596 miles||518 nm||NNW|
|Dubai||Thu 5:20 AM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm||NNW|
|Doha||Thu 4:20 AM||1175 km||730 miles||634 nm||NNW|
|Manama||Thu 4:20 AM||1312 km||815 miles||708 nm||NNW|
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