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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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 41' North, Longitude: 50° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.6"961.90 miwest0° 06' 59.4"8.01 misouth962.22 mi
24 hours11° 34' 54.6"767.50 mieast3° 10' 43.1"218.55 misouth803.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al MukallaTue 6:10 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouthwest SW
SalalahTue 7:10 AM340 km211 miles183 nmEast E
HadibuTue 6:10 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSoutheast SE
BosasoTue 6:10 AM627 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SanaTue 6:10 AM733 km455 miles396 nmWest W
AdenTue 6:10 AM767 km477 miles414 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzTue 6:10 AM819 km509 miles442 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al HudaydahTue 6:10 AM880 km547 miles475 nmWest-southwest WSW
Khamis MushaitTue 6:10 AM888 km552 miles479 nmWest-northwest WNW
Abu DhabiTue 7:10 AM932 km579 miles503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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