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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' North, Longitude: 52° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.46 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 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' 15.1"944.70 miwest0° 03' 54.9"4.49 minorth944.51 mi
24 hours11° 35' 54.3"754.65 mieast1° 08' 07.8"78.11 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 5:10 AM371 km231 miles200 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Abu DhabiFri 5:10 AM553 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DohaFri 4:10 AM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth N
NizwaFri 5:10 AM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
Al-JamiliyahFri 4:10 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth N
Al KhorFri 4:10 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorth N
HofufFri 4:10 AM670 km416 miles362 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiFri 5:10 AM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaFri 4:10 AM678 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiffaFri 4:10 AM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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