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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: 64%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 61° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.58 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.75 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.9"944.97 miwest0° 03' 58.3"4.56 minorth944.78 mi
24 hours11° 35' 34.8"754.51 mieast1° 09' 35.9"79.80 minorth755.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MuscatFri 4:30 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
NizwaFri 4:30 AM549 km341 miles297 nmNorthwest NW
SeebFri 4:30 AM558 km347 miles302 nmNorthwest NW
KarachiFri 5:30 AM784 km487 miles424 nmNortheast NE
SalalahFri 4:30 AM858 km533 miles463 nmWest-southwest WSW
DubaiFri 4:30 AM890 km553 miles480 nmNorthwest NW
Abu DhabiFri 4:30 AM909 km565 miles491 nmNorthwest NW
Hyderabad (PK)Fri 5:30 AM924 km574 miles499 nmNortheast NE
Bandar-Abbas *Fri 5:00 AM983 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MumbaiFri 6:00 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmEast E

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