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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 00:36:00 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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 53° 08' 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' 03.8"0.07 minorth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 33.4"756.17 mieast0° 25' 33.3"29.30 misouth757.81 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 4:36 AM400 km249 miles216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalalahSat 4:36 AM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DohaSat 3:36 AM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NizwaSat 4:36 AM501 km311 miles270 nmEast-northeast ENE
DubaiSat 4:36 AM519 km323 miles280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SharjahSat 4:36 AM535 km332 miles289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al KhorSat 3:36 AM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al-JamiliyahSat 3:36 AM551 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SeebSat 4:36 AM598 km371 miles323 nmEast-northeast ENE
HofufSat 3:36 AM605 km376 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
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