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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 phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 29, 2012 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' North, Longitude: 55° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.40 meters/second, 1560.3 km/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.5 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' 13.6"969.33 miwest0° 07' 23.3"8.47 minorth969.08 mi
24 hours11° 13' 19.5"748.34 mieast2° 36' 28.3"179.34 minorth764.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahMidnight Mon-Tue206 km128 miles111 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HadibuMon 11:00 PM332 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al MukallaMon 11:00 PM654 km406 miles353 nmWest W
BosasoMon 11:00 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSouthwest SW
NizwaMidnight Mon-Tue866 km538 miles468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeebMidnight Mon-Tue966 km600 miles522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuscatMidnight Mon-Tue971 km604 miles524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Abu DhabiMidnight Mon-Tue1000 km621 miles540 nmNorth N
DubaiMidnight Mon-Tue1087 km676 miles587 nmNorth N
AdenMon 11:00 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmWest-southwest WSW

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