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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 00:30:00 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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 54° 35' 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"15.62 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"937.11 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 33.0"756.17 mieast0° 25' 19.2"29.03 misouth757.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NizwaSat 4:30 AM370 km230 miles200 nmNortheast NE
Abu DhabiSat 4:30 AM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth N
SalalahSat 4:30 AM447 km278 miles241 nmSouth S
SeebSat 4:30 AM473 km294 miles256 nmNortheast NE
DubaiSat 4:30 AM476 km295 miles257 nmNorth N
SharjahSat 4:30 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth N
MuscatSat 4:30 AM498 km310 miles269 nmNortheast NE
DohaSat 3:30 AM566 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al KhorSat 3:30 AM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al-JamiliyahSat 3:30 AM622 km387 miles336 nmNorthwest NW
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