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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 12:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 73%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' North, Longitude: 52° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.01 meters/second, 1540.8 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 832.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.96 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.0"957.16 miWest0° 06' 04.1"6.96 miNorth956.91 mi
24 hours11° 22' 28.5"749.34 miEast2° 02' 11.9"140.08 miNorth757.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahThu 4:20 AM146 km90 miles79 nmSoutheast SE
Al MukallaThu 3:20 AM546 km340 miles295 nmSouthwest SW
HadibuThu 3:20 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth S
NizwaThu 4:20 AM743 km461 miles401 nmNortheast NE
Abu DhabiThu 4:20 AM753 km468 miles407 nmNorth N
BosasoThu 3:20 AM827 km514 miles446 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DohaThu 3:20 AM844 km525 miles456 nmNorth N
SeebThu 4:20 AM849 km528 miles458 nmNortheast NE
DubaiThu 4:20 AM863 km536 miles466 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuscatThu 4:20 AM867 km539 miles468 nmNortheast NE

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