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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: 71%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 54° 19' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"937.17 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth937.17 mi
24 hours11° 42' 33.0"756.22 mieast0° 25' 21.8"29.09 misouth757.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Abu DhabiSat 4:30 AM379 km236 miles205 nmNorth N
NizwaSat 4:30 AM394 km245 miles213 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalalahSat 4:30 AM445 km276 miles240 nmSouth S
DubaiSat 4:30 AM481 km299 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SharjahSat 4:30 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeebSat 4:30 AM495 km308 miles267 nmNortheast NE
MuscatSat 4:30 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNortheast NE
DohaSat 3:30 AM551 km342 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al KhorSat 3:30 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al-JamiliyahSat 3:30 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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