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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: 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 51° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.32 meters/second, 1513.2 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"939.92 miwest0° 02' 22.7"2.73 misouth940.04 mi
24 hours11° 41' 45.3"757.61 mieast1° 23' 42.9"95.98 misouth767.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahSun 5:30 AM463 km287 miles250 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Abu DhabiSun 5:30 AM507 km315 miles274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DohaSun 4:30 AM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth N
Al-JamiliyahSun 4:30 AM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
Al KhorSun 4:30 AM568 km353 miles307 nmNorth N
HofufSun 4:30 AM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RiffaSun 4:30 AM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
DubaiSun 5:30 AM633 km394 miles342 nmNortheast NE
ManamaSun 4:30 AM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth N
SharjahSun 5:30 AM649 km404 miles351 nmNortheast NE
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