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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: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 09:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 36' North, Longitude: 60° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.37 meters/second, 1549.3 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.3"962.54 miwest0° 06' 09.9"7.07 minorth962.31 mi
24 hours11° 36' 25.8"769.59 mieast2° 04' 18.8"142.50 minorth778.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahFri 1:24 PM731 km454 miles395 nmWest W
NizwaFri 1:24 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuscatFri 1:24 PM815 km507 miles440 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SeebFri 1:24 PM836 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HadibuFri 12:24 PM864 km537 miles466 nmWest-southwest WSW
Abu DhabiFri 1:24 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmNorthwest NW
KarachiFri 2:24 PM1112 km691 miles601 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DubaiFri 1:24 PM1125 km699 miles607 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MumbaiFri 2:54 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuratFri 2:54 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmEast-northeast ENE
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