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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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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' North, Longitude: 50° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.68 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.7"940.70 miwest0° 02' 26.7"2.80 minorth940.58 mi
24 hours11° 38' 54.1"754.91 mieast0° 32' 07.4"36.83 minorth754.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HofufFri 3:00 AM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth N
DohaFri 3:00 AM548 km341 miles296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalalahFri 4:00 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
Al-JamiliyahFri 3:00 AM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth N
RiyadhFri 3:00 AM582 km362 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
Al KhorFri 3:00 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Abu DhabiFri 4:00 AM615 km382 miles332 nmNortheast NE
RiffaFri 3:00 AM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth N
ManamaFri 3:00 AM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth N
DammamFri 3:00 AM655 km407 miles354 nmNorth N
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