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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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 23:30:00 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: 80%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' North, Longitude: 57° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.74 meters/second, 1514.6 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.0"940.84 miwest0° 02' 29.4"2.86 minorth940.71 mi
24 hours11° 38' 46.6"754.88 mieast0° 33' 16.9"38.16 minorth754.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NizwaFri 3:30 AM273 km170 miles148 nmNorth N
SeebFri 3:30 AM364 km226 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuscatFri 3:30 AM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalalahFri 3:30 AM521 km324 miles281 nmSouthwest SW
Abu DhabiFri 3:30 AM542 km337 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiFri 3:30 AM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SharjahFri 3:30 AM582 km362 miles314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Bandar-AbbasFri 3:00 AM753 km468 miles407 nmNorth N
DohaFri 2:30 AM808 km502 miles436 nmNorthwest NW
Al KhorFri 2:30 AM840 km522 miles453 nmNorthwest NW

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