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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: 54%

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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 46° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.02 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' 31.5"1.75 minorth936.92 mi
24 hours11° 46' 35.5"760.45 mieast0° 09' 14.8"10.60 minorth760.14 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 AM400 km249 miles216 nmNorth N
Khamis MushaitSat 5:20 AM509 km317 miles275 nmSouthwest SW
HofufSat 5:20 AM568 km353 miles307 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BuraidahSat 5:20 AM649 km403 miles351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SanaSat 5:20 AM680 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-JamiliyahSat 5:20 AM681 km423 miles367 nmNortheast NE
DohaSat 5:20 AM686 km426 miles370 nmNortheast NE
RiffaSat 5:20 AM691 km429 miles373 nmNortheast NE
DammamSat 5:20 AM693 km430 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManamaSat 5:20 AM700 km435 miles378 nmNortheast NE

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