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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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 49° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 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' 03.8"0.08 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.7"944.62 miwest0° 03' 53.8"4.47 minorth944.44 mi
24 hours11° 35' 59.8"754.70 mieast1° 07' 42.6"77.63 minorth755.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahFri 5:20 AM574 km357 miles310 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al MukallaFri 4:20 AM594 km369 miles320 nmSouth S
RiyadhFri 4:20 AM603 km375 miles326 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HofufFri 4:20 AM610 km379 miles329 nmNorth N
DohaFri 4:20 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-JamiliyahFri 4:20 AM654 km407 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al KhorFri 4:20 AM673 km418 miles363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiffaFri 4:20 AM699 km435 miles378 nmNorth N
ManamaFri 4:20 AM708 km440 miles382 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiFri 5:20 AM709 km441 miles383 nmNortheast NE

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