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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 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' North, Longitude: 61° 56' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.75 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.9"944.98 miwest0° 03' 58.5"4.56 minorth944.79 mi
24 hours11° 35' 34.2"754.50 mieast1° 09' 38.5"79.85 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 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorthwest NW
NizwaFri 4:30 AM572 km355 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
SeebFri 4:30 AM577 km358 miles312 nmNorthwest NW
KarachiFri 5:30 AM765 km475 miles413 nmNortheast NE
SalalahFri 4:30 AM885 km550 miles478 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hyderabad (PK)Fri 5:30 AM903 km561 miles488 nmNortheast NE
DubaiFri 4:30 AM910 km566 miles492 nmNorthwest NW
Abu DhabiFri 4:30 AM932 km579 miles503 nmNorthwest NW
Bandar-Abbas *Fri 5:00 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNorthwest NW
MumbaiFri 6:00 AM1148 km713 miles620 nmEast E
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