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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 2:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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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