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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: 52%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' North, Longitude: 58° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.14 meters/second, 1526.9 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.5"948.49 miwest0° 04' 42.7"5.40 misouth948.73 mi
24 hours11° 38' 19.2"760.67 mieast2° 18' 20.2"158.57 misouth781.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NizwaMon 5:50 AM429 km266 miles232 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuscatMon 5:50 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth N
SeebMon 5:50 AM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
SalalahMon 5:50 AM510 km317 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
Abu DhabiMon 5:50 AM718 km446 miles388 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiMon 5:50 AM749 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HadibuMon 4:50 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Bandar-AbbasMon 5:20 AM916 km569 miles494 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaMon 4:50 AM979 km608 miles529 nmNorthwest NW
Al KhorMon 4:50 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmNorthwest NW

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