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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 = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 12:30:00 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: 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 AM766 km476 miles414 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 AM934 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
Bandar-Abbas *Fri 5:00 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNorthwest NW
SuratFri 6:00 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmEast E

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