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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 01:40:00 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' North, Longitude: 44° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.37 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 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"0.07 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.4"944.49 miwest0° 03' 52.0"4.44 minorth944.31 mi
24 hours11° 36' 09.2"754.77 mieast1° 06' 59.6"76.81 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
Khamis MushaitFri 4:40 AM296 km184 miles160 nmSouthwest SW
SanaFri 4:40 AM510 km317 miles275 nmSouth S
RiyadhFri 4:40 AM556 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakkahFri 4:40 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al HudaydahFri 4:40 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JeddahFri 4:40 AM632 km393 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzFri 4:40 AM708 km440 miles382 nmSouth S
BuraidahFri 4:40 AM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth N
Al MukallaFri 4:40 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSoutheast SE
MedinaFri 4:40 AM751 km466 miles405 nmNorthwest NW

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