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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 Saturday, October 6, 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: 71%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 57° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.07 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.62 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.0"937.11 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth937.11 mi
24 hours11° 42' 32.6"756.16 mieast0° 24' 55.6"28.58 misouth757.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NizwaSat 4:20 AM218 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeebSat 4:20 AM318 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuscatSat 4:20 AM327 km203 miles177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Abu DhabiSat 4:20 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiSat 4:20 AM501 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SharjahSat 4:20 AM508 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalalahSat 4:20 AM539 km335 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
Bandar-AbbasSat 3:50 AM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth N
DohaSat 3:20 AM732 km455 miles395 nmNorthwest NW
Al KhorSat 3:20 AM763 km474 miles412 nmNorthwest NW

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