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Islamic date in Europe

Saturday 23rd of February 2019

17 Jumādá al-Ākhirah 1440


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.

Rajab 1440 Calculations:

Wifaqul Ulama Announcement for British Muslims:

Wifaqul Ulama urges Muslims in Britain to attempt to sight the Moon for RAJAB 1440 on the evening of THURSDAY the 07th of MARCH 2019. This will be the 29th of Jumādá al-Ākhirah 1440. Moon sighting results should be reported to Wifaqul Ulama, you can notify us via our Email, Twitter, Facebook or by calling +447956589613.

Rajab 1440 Sighting

Astronomy for Muslim Children

WHERE is the Moon?

I want to sight the Moon but where do I look? How do I know which direction and for how long do I need to be looking for?

میں چاند کی رویت کرنا چاہتا ہوں مگر کب، کہاں اور کیسے دیکھوں؟ 10 منٹ کے بعد یہ ویڈیو اردو میں ہے 

United Kingdom, Morocco and South Africa:

New Moon Birth & Sighting on March 06, 2019

The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on Wednesday March 06, 2019 at 16:05 UTC. Moonsighting is not possible anywhere with the Naked eye.

Sighting on March 07, 2019

Possible in many parts of the world.


Rajab 1440 Announcements:

Start of Rajab 1440 oon March 08, 2019:

Disclaimer: The crescent for the new Islamic month is sighted on the 29th of each Islamic month. The 29th of an Islamic month differs. We record the sighting of the crescent on the 29th of each Islamic month according to local (Islamic) date. It is for this reason that you may see the Islamic month start on the same (date) in two different countries with a report of the crescent being sighted (in this case the previous month will have 29 days) or not sighted (in this case the previous month will have completed 30 days) or any combination thereof.


1 Turkey: Din Hizmetleri Genel Müdürlüğü shows that RECEB​​ will start from March 08, 2019. There is no actual Moonsighting in Turkey.


2 Saudi Arabia: Ummul Qura Calendar shows the start from March 08, 2019. There is no actual Moonsighting in Saudia for this month.


3 United States: Awaiting news.


4 Canada: Awaiting news.


5 Pakistan: Awaiting news.


6 (North) India: Awaiting news.


7 Reunion:  Awaiting news.


8 Sri Lanka: Awaiting news.


9 South AfricaAwaiting news.


10 Zambia: Awaiting news.


11 Malawi: Awaiting news.


12 Zimbabwe: Awaiting news.


13 Mozambique: Awaiting news.


14 United KingdomAwaiting news.


15 FranceAwaiting news.


16 Italy


17 Morocco (Source 2)Awaiting news.


18 Nigeria: Awaiting News


19 Chile: Awaiting News


20 Guyana: Awaiting News


21 Panama: Awaiting News


22 Malaysia: Awaiting News


23 Singapore: Awaiting News


24 IndonesiaAwaiting News


25 Oman: Awaiting News


26 Burma/Myanmar: Awaiting news.


27 AustraliaAwaiting news.


28 Brunei: Awaiting news.


29 Japan: Awaiting News


30 New Zealand: Awaiting news.


31 Fiji: Awaiting news.


32 (South) India: Awaiting news.