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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 02:00:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 52%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.17 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.7"||15.81 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||south||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 49.6"||948.63 mi||west||0° 04' 43.6"||5.42 mi||south||948.87 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 17.5"||760.76 mi||east||2° 18' 41.9"||158.99 mi||south||782.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salalah||Mon 6:00 AM||306 km||190 miles||165 nm||SW|
|Nizwa||Mon 6:00 AM||452 km||281 miles||244 nm||NNE|
|Seeb||Mon 6:00 AM||555 km||345 miles||300 nm||NNE|
|Muscat||Mon 6:00 AM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm||NNE|
|Abu Dhabi||Mon 6:00 AM||611 km||380 miles||330 nm||NNW|
|Dubai||Mon 6:00 AM||683 km||424 miles||369 nm||N|
|Hadibu||Mon 5:00 AM||746 km||464 miles||403 nm||SSW|
|Doha||Mon 5:00 AM||820 km||509 miles||443 nm||NNW|
|Al Khor||Mon 5:00 AM||858 km||533 miles||463 nm||NNW|
|Al Mukalla||Mon 5:00 AM||887 km||551 miles||479 nm||SW|
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