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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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' North, Longitude: 44° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.36 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.4"944.55 miwest0° 03' 51.9"4.43 minorth944.37 mi
24 hours11° 36' 09.8"754.83 mieast1° 06' 57.2"76.77 minorth756.03 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 AM274 km170 miles148 nmSouthwest SW
SanaFri 4:40 AM506 km315 miles273 nmSouth S
MakkahFri 4:40 AM538 km335 miles291 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiyadhFri 4:40 AM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahFri 4:40 AM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JeddahFri 4:40 AM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzFri 4:40 AM704 km438 miles380 nmSouth S
BuraidahFri 4:40 AM718 km446 miles388 nmNorth N
MedinaFri 4:40 AM730 km454 miles394 nmNorthwest NW
Al MukallaFri 4:40 AM756 km470 miles408 nmSoutheast SE
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