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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 00:46:00 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: 62%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 62° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.24 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"939.74 miwest0° 02' 18.4"2.64 misouth939.86 mi
24 hours11° 41' 49.7"757.55 mieast1° 22' 01.6"94.04 misouth766.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MuscatSun 4:46 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
SeebSun 4:46 AM555 km345 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
NizwaSun 4:46 AM569 km353 miles307 nmWest-northwest WNW
KarachiSun 5:46 AM668 km415 miles361 nmNortheast NE
Hyderabad (PK)Sun 5:46 AM808 km502 miles436 nmNortheast NE
DubaiSun 4:46 AM896 km557 miles484 nmNorthwest NW
Abu DhabiSun 4:46 AM931 km578 miles503 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bandar-AbbasSun 4:16 AM961 km597 miles519 nmNorthwest NW
SalalahSun 4:46 AM963 km598 miles520 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuratSun 6:16 AM1092 km678 miles589 nmEast E

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