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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 01:20:00 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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 49° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.43 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.9"944.63 miwest0° 03' 54.0"4.47 minorth944.44 mi
24 hours11° 35' 59.2"754.69 mieast1° 07' 45.1"77.68 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 AM551 km342 miles297 nmSoutheast SE
Al MukallaFri 4:20 AM596 km371 miles322 nmSouth S
HofufFri 4:20 AM611 km380 miles330 nmNorth N
RiyadhFri 4:20 AM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaFri 4:20 AM623 km387 miles337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-JamiliyahFri 4:20 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorth N
Al KhorFri 4:20 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Abu DhabiFri 5:20 AM690 km429 miles373 nmNortheast NE
RiffaFri 4:20 AM696 km433 miles376 nmNorth N
ManamaFri 4:20 AM704 km438 miles380 nmNorth N
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