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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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 29, 2012 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' North, Longitude: 59° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.49 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.1"969.46 miwest0° 07' 24.7"8.50 minorth969.21 mi
24 hours11° 13' 07.7"748.22 mieast2° 37' 05.4"180.04 minorth764.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahMon 11:40 PM654 km406 miles353 nmWest-northwest WNW
HadibuMon 10:40 PM712 km443 miles385 nmWest-southwest WSW
NizwaMon 11:40 PM872 km542 miles471 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuscatMon 11:40 PM920 km572 miles497 nmNorth N
SeebMon 11:40 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Abu DhabiMon 11:40 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiMon 11:40 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarachiTue 12:40 AM1279 km795 miles690 nmNortheast NE
DohaMon 10:40 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorthwest NW
MumbaiTue 1:10 AM1422 km883 miles768 nmEast-northeast ENE

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