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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 01:10:00 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 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 44° 55' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 00.5"0.01 minorth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 35.0"756.20 mieast0° 26' 53.4"30.83 misouth757.95 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 4:10 AM377 km234 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
RiyadhSat 4:10 AM443 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakkahSat 4:10 AM531 km330 miles286 nmWest W
BuraidahSat 4:10 AM598 km371 miles323 nmNorth N
JeddahSat 4:10 AM598 km372 miles323 nmWest W
SanaSat 4:10 AM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth S
MedinaSat 4:10 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
HofufSat 4:10 AM680 km423 miles367 nmNortheast NE
Al HudaydahSat 4:10 AM720 km447 miles389 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DammamSat 4:10 AM800 km497 miles432 nmNortheast NE
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