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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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 02:20:00 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: 54%

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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 46° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.03 meters/second, 1508.5 km/hour, 937.3 miles/hour or 814.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.62 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"937.00 miwest0° 01' 31.7"1.75 minorth936.92 mi
24 hours11° 46' 35.1"760.45 mieast0° 09' 17.5"10.65 minorth760.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RiyadhSat 5:20 AM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth N
Khamis MushaitSat 5:20 AM532 km331 miles288 nmSouthwest SW
HofufSat 5:20 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BuraidahSat 5:20 AM661 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al-JamiliyahSat 5:20 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNortheast NE
DohaSat 5:20 AM666 km414 miles360 nmNortheast NE
RiffaSat 5:20 AM675 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DammamSat 5:20 AM679 km422 miles367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManamaSat 5:20 AM684 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SanaSat 5:20 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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