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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 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 54° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.49 meters/second, 1521.0 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.3 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' 15.2"944.77 miwest0° 03' 55.8"4.51 minorth944.58 mi
24 hours11° 35' 49.2"754.62 mieast1° 08' 30.4"78.55 minorth755.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahFri 5:00 AM321 km199 miles173 nmSouth S
NizwaFri 5:00 AM451 km280 miles244 nmNortheast NE
Abu DhabiFri 5:00 AM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth N
SeebFri 5:00 AM558 km347 miles301 nmNortheast NE
MuscatFri 5:00 AM577 km358 miles311 nmNortheast NE
DubaiFri 5:00 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth N
SharjahFri 5:00 AM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth N
DohaFri 4:00 AM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al KhorFri 4:00 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HadibuFri 4:00 AM801 km498 miles432 nmSouth S

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