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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 MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 20:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' North, Longitude: 50° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.12 meters/second, 1512.4 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"939.45 miwest0° 01' 41.1"1.93 minorth939.37 mi
24 hours11° 41' 10.0"756.47 mieast0° 13' 46.4"15.79 minorth756.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DohaWed 11:36 PM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth N
SalalahThu 12:36 AM535 km333 miles289 nmSoutheast SE
HofufWed 11:36 PM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al-JamiliyahWed 11:36 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiThu 12:36 AM560 km348 miles303 nmNortheast NE
Al KhorWed 11:36 PM561 km348 miles303 nmNorth N
RiyadhWed 11:36 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
RiffaWed 11:36 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth N
ManamaWed 11:36 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth N
DammamWed 11:36 PM638 km397 miles345 nmNorth N

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