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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 02:30:00 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 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 48° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.27 meters/second, 1527.4 km/hour, 949.1 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"948.78 miwest0° 04' 46.3"5.47 misouth949.03 mi
24 hours11° 38' 12.9"760.79 mieast2° 19' 44.4"160.18 misouth782.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al MukallaMon 5:30 AM505 km313 miles272 nmSouth S
SalalahMon 6:30 AM590 km366 miles318 nmEast-southeast ESE
SanaMon 5:30 AM653 km406 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
RiyadhMon 5:30 AM657 km408 miles355 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Khamis MushaitMon 5:30 AM662 km412 miles358 nmWest W
HofufMon 5:30 AM701 km435 miles378 nmNorth N
DohaMon 5:30 AM735 km457 miles397 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al KhorMon 5:30 AM775 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiffaMon 5:30 AM796 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahMon 5:30 AM798 km496 miles431 nmSouthwest SW

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