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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 45° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.07 meters/second, 1508.6 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' 45.6"937.10 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 34.9"756.20 mieast0° 26' 48.7"30.74 misouth757.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitSat 4:08 AM410 km255 miles221 nmSouthwest SW
RiyadhSat 4:08 AM424 km264 miles229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakkahSat 4:08 AM581 km361 miles314 nmWest W
BuraidahSat 4:08 AM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SanaSat 4:08 AM640 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HofufSat 4:08 AM646 km402 miles349 nmNortheast NE
JeddahSat 4:08 AM648 km403 miles350 nmWest W
MedinaSat 4:08 AM706 km438 miles381 nmNorthwest NW
Al HudaydahSat 4:08 AM736 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DammamSat 4:08 AM768 km477 miles414 nmNortheast NE

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