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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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 02:10:00 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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 12' North, Longitude: 61° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.42 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.1"935.65 miwest0° 00' 51.0"0.97 misouth935.70 mi
24 hours11° 52' 25.2"765.92 mieast0° 48' 23.0"55.48 misouth769.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MuscatSun 6:10 AM376 km233 miles203 nmNorthwest NW
SeebSun 6:10 AM409 km254 miles221 nmNorthwest NW
NizwaSun 6:10 AM417 km259 miles225 nmWest-northwest WNW
KarachiSun 7:10 AM729 km453 miles394 nmNortheast NE
DubaiSun 6:10 AM747 km464 miles403 nmNorthwest NW
Abu DhabiSun 6:10 AM779 km484 miles421 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bandar-Abbas *Sun 6:40 AM825 km513 miles446 nmNorthwest NW
SalalahSun 6:10 AM871 km541 miles471 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hyderabad (PK)Sun 7:10 AM875 km544 miles472 nmEast-northeast ENE
DohaSun 5:10 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmWest-northwest WNW

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