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 23:30:00 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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 28' ||North|
|Longitude: ||57° 11' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.73 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:
|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' 01.0"||940.90 mi||west||0° 02' 29.4"||2.86 mi||north||940.78 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 47.0"||754.93 mi||east||0° 33' 14.4"||38.12 mi||north||754.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nizwa||Fri 3:30 AM||275 km||171 miles||149 nm|| N|
|Seeb||Fri 3:30 AM||371 km||230 miles||200 nm|| NNE|
|Muscat||Fri 3:30 AM||375 km||233 miles||202 nm|| NNE|
|Salalah||Fri 3:30 AM||502 km||312 miles||271 nm|| SW|
|Abu Dhabi||Fri 3:30 AM||527 km||327 miles||284 nm|| NNW|
|Dubai||Fri 3:30 AM||566 km||351 miles||305 nm|| NNW|
|Sharjah||Fri 3:30 AM||573 km||356 miles||309 nm|| NNW|
|Bandar-Abbas||Fri 3:00 AM||749 km||465 miles||404 nm|| N|
|Doha||Fri 2:30 AM||788 km||489 miles||425 nm|| NW|
|Al Khor||Fri 2:30 AM||820 km||509 miles||443 nm|| NW|
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