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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 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' North, Longitude: 47° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.65 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' 00.4"940.72 miwest0° 02' 25.5"2.78 minorth940.60 mi
24 hours11° 38' 56.8"754.98 mieast0° 31' 41.6"36.34 minorth754.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RiyadhFri 3:10 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNorth N
Khamis MushaitFri 3:10 AM556 km346 miles300 nmWest-southwest WSW
HofufFri 3:10 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SanaFri 3:10 AM667 km415 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DohaFri 3:10 AM672 km418 miles363 nmNortheast NE
Al-JamiliyahFri 3:10 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaFri 3:10 AM682 km424 miles368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RiffaFri 3:10 AM698 km433 miles377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al KhorFri 3:10 AM705 km438 miles381 nmNortheast NE
ManamaFri 3:10 AM707 km439 miles382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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