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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 00:20:00 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 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' North, Longitude: 45° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.64 meters/second, 1514.3 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 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' 00.3"940.61 miwest0° 02' 24.7"2.77 minorth940.49 mi
24 hours11° 38' 59.0"754.93 mieast0° 31' 21.0"35.95 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
Khamis MushaitFri 3:20 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSouthwest SW
RiyadhFri 3:20 AM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SanaFri 3:20 AM582 km362 miles314 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahFri 3:20 AM585 km363 miles316 nmWest W
JeddahFri 3:20 AM653 km406 miles352 nmWest W
BuraidahFri 3:20 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al HudaydahFri 3:20 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HofufFri 3:20 AM694 km431 miles375 nmNortheast NE
MedinaFri 3:20 AM736 km457 miles397 nmNorthwest NW
Al MukallaFri 3:20 AM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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