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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 02:00:00 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 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 44° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.37 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.1 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"0.05 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.2"940.04 miwest0° 02' 25.5"2.78 misouth940.17 mi
24 hours11° 41' 42.1"757.65 mieast1° 24' 51.9"97.30 misouth767.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitSun 5:00 AM311 km193 miles168 nmSouthwest SW
MakkahSun 5:00 AM499 km310 miles270 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiyadhSun 5:00 AM508 km316 miles274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JeddahSun 5:00 AM567 km352 miles306 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaSun 5:00 AM575 km358 miles311 nmSouth S
BuraidahSun 5:00 AM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth N
Al HudaydahSun 5:00 AM658 km409 miles355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MedinaSun 5:00 AM667 km414 miles360 nmNorthwest NW
HofufSun 5:00 AM746 km464 miles403 nmNortheast NE
Port SudanSun 5:00 AM771 km479 miles417 nmWest W

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