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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 55° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.18 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 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' 49.6"948.58 miwest0° 04' 43.9"5.42 misouth948.83 mi
24 hours11° 38' 17.0"760.71 mieast2° 18' 48.2"159.10 misouth782.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahMon 6:04 AM264 km164 miles143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NizwaMon 6:04 AM484 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeebMon 6:04 AM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Abu DhabiMon 6:04 AM596 km371 miles322 nmNorth N
MuscatMon 6:04 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNortheast NE
DubaiMon 6:04 AM680 km423 miles367 nmNorth N
HadibuMon 5:04 AM729 km453 miles394 nmSouth S
DohaMon 5:04 AM782 km486 miles422 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al KhorMon 5:04 AM823 km511 miles444 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al MukallaMon 5:04 AM827 km514 miles447 nmSouthwest SW

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