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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 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: 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 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' North, Longitude: 56° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.28 meters/second, 1513.0 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 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' 43.1"939.84 miwest0° 02' 20.6"2.69 misouth939.96 mi
24 hours11° 41' 47.4"757.59 mieast1° 22' 56.9"95.10 misouth766.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NizwaSun 5:10 AM277 km172 miles150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeebSun 5:10 AM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuscatSun 5:10 AM390 km242 miles210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalalahSun 5:10 AM476 km296 miles257 nmSouthwest SW
Abu DhabiSun 5:10 AM487 km302 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiSun 5:10 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SharjahSun 5:10 AM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Bandar-AbbasSun 4:40 AM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth N
DohaSun 4:10 AM737 km458 miles398 nmNorthwest NW
Al KhorSun 4:10 AM771 km479 miles416 nmNorthwest NW

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