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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:44:00 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: 52%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' North, Longitude: 60° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.12 meters/second, 1526.8 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.4"948.43 miwest0° 04' 42.0"5.39 misouth948.67 mi
24 hours11° 38' 20.2"760.65 mieast2° 18' 04.8"158.27 misouth781.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NizwaMon 5:44 AM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuscatMon 5:44 AM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SeebMon 5:44 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalalahMon 5:44 AM677 km421 miles366 nmWest-southwest WSW
Abu DhabiMon 5:44 AM832 km517 miles449 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiMon 5:44 AM838 km521 miles453 nmNorthwest NW
KarachiMon 6:44 AM955 km593 miles515 nmNortheast NE
HadibuMon 4:44 AM970 km602 miles524 nmSouthwest SW
Bandar-AbbasMon 5:14 AM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaMon 4:44 AM1113 km692 miles601 nmNorthwest NW
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