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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 23:20:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 80%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 28' ||North|
|Longitude: ||59° 36' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.75 meters/second, 1514.7 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.9"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||north||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 01.1"||940.94 mi||west||0° 02' 30.3"||2.87 mi||north||940.82 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 44.5"||754.92 mi||east||0° 33' 37.5"||38.56 mi||north||754.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nizwa||Fri 3:20 AM||348 km||216 miles||188 nm|| NW|
|Muscat||Fri 3:20 AM||365 km||227 miles||197 nm|| NNW|
|Seeb||Fri 3:20 AM||386 km||240 miles||208 nm|| NNW|
|Dubai||Fri 3:20 AM||692 km||430 miles||373 nm|| NW|
|Salalah||Fri 3:20 AM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm|| WSW|
|Abu Dhabi||Fri 3:20 AM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm|| NW|
|Bandar-Abbas||Fri 2:50 AM||818 km||508 miles||441 nm|| NNW|
|Karachi||Fri 4:20 AM||905 km||562 miles||489 nm|| NE|
|Doha||Fri 2:20 AM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm|| NW|
|Al Khor||Fri 2:20 AM||1011 km||628 miles||546 nm|| NW|
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