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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 01:20:00 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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 54° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.30 meters/second, 1513.1 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.1"939.88 miwest0° 02' 21.6"2.71 misouth940.00 mi
24 hours11° 41' 46.2"757.60 mieast1° 23' 19.8"95.54 misouth766.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahSun 5:20 AM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth S
Abu DhabiSun 5:20 AM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth N
NizwaSun 5:20 AM433 km269 miles234 nmNortheast NE
DubaiSun 5:20 AM532 km331 miles287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeebSun 5:20 AM536 km333 miles290 nmNortheast NE
SharjahSun 5:20 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuscatSun 5:20 AM560 km348 miles302 nmNortheast NE
DohaSun 4:20 AM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al KhorSun 4:20 AM630 km392 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al-JamiliyahSun 4:20 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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