This page will Insha'Allah track moon sighting across various countries and will be updated monthly with the current and next month's moon sighting details and information.
Dhul-Hijjah 1438 Calculations:
Wifaqul Ulama Announcement for British Muslims:
Wifaqul Ulama urges Muslims in Britain to attempt to sight the Moon for Dhul-Hijjah 1438 on the evening of Tuesday the 22nd of August 2017. This will be the 29th of Dhul-Qa'dah 1438. Moon sighting results should be reported to Wifaqul Ulama, you can notify us via our Email, Twitter, Facebook or by calling +447956589613
FAQ about Moon Sighting
Quick (Country) Glance:
|Dhul-Hijjah 1438 Sighting Possibility|
|21st of August
||22nd of August
|Canada||x Impossible||✓ Possible
|Chile||x Impossible||✓ Easy|
|India||N/A||? May be possible with Optical Aid|
|Indonesia||x Impossible||? May be possible with Optical Aid|
|Malaysia||x Impossible||? May be possible with Optical Aid|
|Morocco||x Impossible||✓ Possible|
|Pakistan||N/A||? May be possible with Optical Aid|
|Saudi Arabia||x Impossible||? May be possible with Optical Aid|
||N/A||? May be possible with Optical Aid|
|South Africa||N/A||✓ Possible|
|Turkey||x Impossible||x Not Possible or unlikely|
|United Kingdom||N/A||x Impossible|
|United States||x Impossible x Impossible||✓ Easy|
United Kingdom, Morocco and South Africa:
New Moon Birth & Sighting on August 21, 2017
The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on Monday August 21, 2017 at 18:30 UTC. Moonsighting is not possible anywhere.
Sighting on August 22, 2017
Easily seen in many parts of the world.
Dhul-Hijjah 1438 Announcements:
Start of Dhul-Hijjah 1438 on August 23, 2017 and Eidul-Adha on Friday, September 01, 2017
1 Saudi Arabia: Ummul-Qura Calendar shows the start from the Wednesday, the 23rd of August. Sighting is not possible the day before due to Solar Eclipse (in North America) and other parts.
3 United States: Awaiting News
4 Canada: Awaiting News
5 Malaysia: Media reports indicate that Dhul-Hijjah 1438 starts from Wednesday, the 23rd of August
6 Singapore: Media reports indicate that Dhul-Hijjah 1438 starts from Wednesday, the 23rd of August.parts.
7 Indonesia: Media reports indicate that Dhul-Hijjah 1438 starts from Wednesday, the 23rd of August.
8 France: Awaiting News
9 Italy: Awaiting News
11 United Kingdom: Awaiting News
12 New Zealand: Awaiting News
13 South Africa:
14 Zambia: Awaiting News
15 Malawi: Awaiting News
16 Zimbabwe: Awaiting News
Start of Dhul-Hijjah 1438 on August 24, 2017 and Eidul-Adha on Saturday, September 02, 2017
1 Sri Lanka: Awaiting News
2 (North) India: Awaiting News
3 Pakistan: Awaiting News
4 (South) India: Awaiting News
5 Brunei: Awaiting News
6 Oman: Awaiting News
7 Australia: Moon was not sighted so after completing 30 days of Dhul-Qa'dah, Dhul-Hijjah will begin on Thursday.