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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 23:36:00 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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' North, Longitude: 55° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.72 meters/second, 1514.6 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.9"940.81 miwest0° 02' 28.9"2.85 minorth940.69 mi
24 hours11° 38' 48.1"754.89 mieast0° 33' 03.0"37.90 minorth754.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NizwaFri 3:36 AM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeebFri 3:36 AM421 km262 miles227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalalahFri 3:36 AM432 km269 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MuscatFri 3:36 AM435 km270 miles235 nmNortheast NE
Abu DhabiFri 3:36 AM471 km293 miles254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiFri 3:36 AM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth N
SharjahFri 3:36 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth N
DohaFri 2:36 AM703 km437 miles380 nmNorthwest NW
Al KhorFri 2:36 AM739 km459 miles399 nmNorthwest NW
Bandar-AbbasFri 3:06 AM744 km462 miles401 nmNorth N
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