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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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' North, Longitude: 47° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.39 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.5"944.62 miwest0° 03' 52.8"4.45 minorth944.43 mi
24 hours11° 36' 04.7"754.79 mieast1° 07' 19.9"77.20 minorth756.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitFri 4:30 AM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiyadhFri 4:30 AM529 km328 miles285 nmNorth N
SanaFri 4:30 AM590 km367 miles319 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al MukallaFri 4:30 AM629 km391 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HofufFri 4:30 AM659 km409 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahFri 4:30 AM719 km446 miles388 nmSouthwest SW
DohaFri 4:30 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
RiffaFri 4:30 AM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ta'izzFri 4:30 AM774 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al KhorFri 4:30 AM782 km486 miles422 nmNortheast NE
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