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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:10:00 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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' North, Longitude: 47° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.66 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.4"940.66 miwest0° 02' 25.7"2.78 minorth940.54 mi
24 hours11° 38' 56.7"754.92 mieast0° 31' 44.2"36.39 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
RiyadhFri 3:10 AM472 km294 miles255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HofufFri 3:10 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Khamis MushaitFri 3:10 AM582 km361 miles314 nmWest-southwest WSW
DohaFri 3:10 AM655 km407 miles354 nmNortheast NE
Al-JamiliyahFri 3:10 AM661 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaFri 3:10 AM675 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SanaFri 3:10 AM682 km424 miles368 nmSouthwest SW
RiffaFri 3:10 AM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al KhorFri 3:10 AM690 km429 miles373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManamaFri 3:10 AM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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