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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' North, Longitude: 56° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.95 meters/second, 1537.0 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.92 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.7"954.85 miwest0° 04' 46.0"5.46 minorth954.65 mi
24 hours11° 38' 17.4"765.56 mieast1° 29' 43.7"102.87 minorth769.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahFri 12:24 PM301 km187 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
NizwaFri 12:24 PM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth N
SeebFri 12:24 PM642 km399 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuscatFri 12:24 PM643 km400 miles347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HadibuFri 11:24 AM664 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Abu DhabiFri 12:24 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiFri 12:24 PM812 km505 miles438 nmNorth N
Al MukallaFri 11:24 AM899 km559 miles485 nmWest-southwest WSW
DohaFri 11:24 AM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al KhorFri 11:24 AM1001 km622 miles541 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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