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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 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 48° 42' 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"948.79 miwest0° 04' 46.4"5.47 misouth949.03 mi
24 hours11° 38' 12.7"760.80 mieast2° 19' 47.0"160.22 misouth782.49 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 AM506 km315 miles273 nmSouth S
SalalahMon 6:30 AM616 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
SanaMon 5:30 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
Khamis MushaitMon 5:30 AM634 km394 miles342 nmWest W
RiyadhMon 5:30 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HofufMon 5:30 AM704 km437 miles380 nmNorth N
DohaMon 5:30 AM745 km463 miles403 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahMon 5:30 AM775 km481 miles418 nmSouthwest SW
Al KhorMon 5:30 AM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ta'izzMon 5:30 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouthwest SW

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