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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 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 47° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.40 meters/second, 1520.6 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' 14.5"944.56 miwest0° 03' 53.0"4.45 minorth944.38 mi
24 hours11° 36' 03.8"754.73 mieast1° 07' 24.4"77.29 minorth755.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RiyadhFri 4:28 AM535 km332 miles289 nmNorth N
Khamis MushaitFri 4:28 AM543 km338 miles293 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al MukallaFri 4:28 AM614 km381 miles331 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SanaFri 4:28 AM619 km385 miles334 nmSouthwest SW
HofufFri 4:28 AM641 km399 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DohaFri 4:28 AM719 km447 miles388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahFri 4:28 AM751 km467 miles406 nmSouthwest SW
RiffaFri 4:28 AM753 km468 miles407 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalalahFri 5:28 AM754 km468 miles407 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al KhorFri 4:28 AM755 km469 miles408 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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