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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

Dhul-Hijjah 1438

Quick (Country) Glance:

Dhul-Hijjah 1438 Sighting Possibility
21st of August

22nd of August
Australia N/A x Impossible
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
Sri Lanka
N/A ?  May be possible with Optical Aid
South Africa N/A Possible
Turkey x Impossible 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.

 

2 Turkey: Din Hizmetleri Genel Müdürlüğü is showing Zilhicce 1438 from Wednesday, the 23rd of August. There is no Moon sighting at all.

 

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 IndonesiaMedia reports indicate that Dhul-Hijjah 1438 starts from Wednesday, the 23rd of August.

 

8 FranceAwaiting News

 

9 ItalyAwaiting News

 

10 Morocco (Source 2)Awaiting News

 

11 United KingdomAwaiting 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.