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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: 78%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 23:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' North, Longitude: 58° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.90 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 946.0 miles/hour or 822.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.77 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.7"945.72 miwest0° 03' 49.1"4.38 misouth945.91 mi
24 hours11° 29' 48.6"748.99 mieast1° 56' 30.6"133.56 misouth765.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NizwaSun 3:46 AM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuscatSun 3:46 AM437 km271 miles236 nmNorth N
SeebSun 3:46 AM445 km276 miles240 nmNorth N
SalalahSun 3:46 AM531 km330 miles287 nmWest-southwest WSW
Abu DhabiSun 3:46 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiSun 3:46 AM692 km430 miles373 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Bandar-AbbasSun 3:16 AM856 km532 miles462 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HadibuSun 2:46 AM900 km559 miles486 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DohaSun 2:46 AM931 km579 miles503 nmNorthwest NW
Al KhorSun 2:46 AM963 km599 miles520 nmNorthwest NW

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