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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 68%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' North, Longitude: 56° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.66 meters/second, 1546.8 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.02 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.6"960.88 miwest0° 05' 59.0"6.86 misouth961.16 mi
24 hours11° 21' 51.3"751.87 mieast2° 45' 26.6"189.59 misouth780.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahThu 7:52 PM210 km130 miles113 nmWest W
HadibuThu 6:52 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NizwaThu 7:52 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeebThu 7:52 PM773 km480 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuscatThu 7:52 PM777 km483 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaThu 6:52 PM791 km492 miles427 nmWest-southwest WSW
Abu DhabiThu 7:52 PM844 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiThu 7:52 PM920 km572 miles497 nmNorth N
BosasoThu 6:52 PM975 km606 miles526 nmSouthwest SW
DohaThu 6:52 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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