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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: 55%

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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 62° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.12 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.2"937.20 miwest0° 01' 37.9"1.87 minorth937.12 mi
24 hours11° 46' 13.2"760.20 mieast0° 11' 50.6"13.58 minorth759.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MuscatSat 5:16 AM490 km305 miles265 nmNorthwest NW
SeebSat 5:16 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
NizwaSat 5:16 AM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-northwest WNW
KarachiSat 6:16 AM638 km396 miles344 nmNortheast NE
Hyderabad (PK)Sat 6:16 AM780 km484 miles421 nmNortheast NE
DubaiSat 5:16 AM867 km539 miles468 nmNorthwest NW
Abu DhabiSat 5:16 AM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bandar-Abbas *Sat 5:46 AM924 km574 miles499 nmNorthwest NW
SalalahSat 5:16 AM980 km609 miles529 nmWest-southwest WSW
AhmedabadSat 6:46 AM1084 km673 miles585 nmEast-northeast ENE
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