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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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 59° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.10 meters/second, 1508.7 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"15.62 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.9"937.16 miwest0° 01' 36.6"1.85 minorth937.07 mi
24 hours11° 46' 18.1"760.26 mieast0° 11' 17.1"12.94 minorth759.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NizwaSat 5:30 AM262 km163 miles141 nmNorthwest NW
MuscatSat 5:30 AM291 km181 miles157 nmNorth N
SeebSat 5:30 AM308 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiSat 5:30 AM606 km376 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
SharjahSat 5:30 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorthwest NW
Abu DhabiSat 5:30 AM609 km378 miles329 nmNorthwest NW
SalalahSat 5:30 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSouthwest SW
Bandar-Abbas *Sat 6:00 AM737 km458 miles398 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaSat 4:30 AM900 km559 miles486 nmWest-northwest WNW
KarachiSat 6:30 AM926 km575 miles500 nmEast-northeast ENE
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