Moonsighting for Shawwal 1445
1445 AH
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Al urjoonul qadeem of Ramadan 1445: April 8 & April 7, 2024

New Crescent Moon of Shawwal 1445:

The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on April 8, 2024 (Monday) at 18:21 UT. On that day, the moon can not be seen any where in the world. On April 9, it can be easily seen in Europe, Africa, and Americas. On April 10, the whole world can see the moon (See visibility curves).

The earliest reported sighting of the new crescent was on ......... from ...................

April 8, 2024 (Monday):


April 9, 2024 (Tuesday):


April 10, 2024 (Wednesday):


1st Day of Shawwal (Eid al-Fitr) in Different Countries (Updated when information is available) Countries that follow Saudi Arabia
  1. Saudi Arabia
  2. Afghanistan
  3. Albania
  4. Armenia
  5. Australia
  6. Austria
  7. Azerbaijan
  8. Bahrian
  9. Bangladesh (Some areas follow Saudi)
  10. Belgium
  11. Bolivia
  12. Burkina Faso
  13. Chechnia
  14. Denmark
  15. Finland
  16. Georgia
  17. Hungary
  18. Iceland
  19. Iraq
  20. Italy
  21. Japan
  22. Jordan
  23. Kazakhstan
  24. Kuwait
  25. Kyrgizstan
  26. Lebanon
  27. Mauritania
  28. Norway
  29. Palestine
  30. Qatar
  31. Romania
  32. Russia
  33. Singapore
  34. Sudan
  35. Sweden
  36. Switzerland
  37. Syria
  38. Taiwan
  39. Tajikistan
  40. Tatarstan
  41. Togo
  42. Turkmenistan
  43. U.A.E.
  44. Uzbekistan
  45. Yemen
Countries that follow Turkey or ECFR or FCNA/ISNA (Eid is on ????)
  1. Turkey (European Council for Fatwa & Research) Altitude >5, elongation>8 anywhere
  2. Angola
  3. Bosnia and Hercegovina
  4. Bulgaria
  5. Canada (Most follow FCNA/ISNA)
  6. Croatia
  7. France (CFCM - French Council of Muslims)
  8. Germany
  9. Ireland
  10. Kosovo
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Macedonia
  13. Montenegro
  14. Slovania
  15. Serbia
  16. USA (Most follow FCNA/ISNA)
Countries that follow some kind of calculations (Eid is on ?????)
  1. China (Follow MeccaCalendar.org)
  2. Egypt - Moon Born before sunset & moonset 5 minutes after sunset
  3. Poland (Calculation)
  4. Scotland (Visibilty Curves)
  5. Tunisia (Criteria of age, or sunset-moonset lag)

Countries that have their own criteria; Eid date is as shown

  1. Algeria (???????????)
  2. France (UOIF - Union of the Islamic Organizations of France)
  3. India - Hijri Committee of India
  4. Indonesia (Official Announcement)
  5. Libya (Official Announcement)
  6. Malaysia (Official Announcement)
  7. Maldives (Official Announcement)
  8. Nigeria (Official Announcement)
  9. Norway (Islamic Council of Norway - follow annoncement from any Muslim country
  10. Oman (Official Announcement)
  11. Philippines
  12. Spain (Union of Islamic Communities of Spain (ucide.org), Islamic Commission of Spain)
  13. Thailand (Announcement)
  14. UK [National Council of Mosques London]
  15. UK [Wifaaqul ulama), (Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat), OR (Sighting from countries east of UK)
  16. UK [Markazi Jamat Ahle Sunnat UK & Overseas Trust

Countries that follow Local Sighting; Eid date as shown

  1. Argentina
  2. Australia (Indian and Pakistani Community)
  3. Australia
  4. Barbados
  5. Brunei
  6. Canada (Toronto Hilal Committee)
  7. Chile
  8. Colombia (Follow Chile sighting)
  9. Dagestan
  10. Fiji Islands
  11. Ghana
  12. Guyana
  13. India
  14. Iran
  15. Kenya
  16. Madagascer
  17. Malawi
  18. Maldives
  19. Mali
  20. Mauritius
  21. Morocco
  22. Mozambique
  23. Namibia
  24. New Zealand
  25. Niger
  26. Pakistan
  27. Senegal
  28. South Africa
  29. South Korea
  30. Sri Lanka
  31. Suriname (News from Guyana if not seen in Suriname)
  32. Tanzania
  33. Trinidad & Tobago
  34. USA
  35. USA [Shi'aas Houston Hilal Committee, Chicago Hilal Committee]
  36. Zambia
  37. Zimbabwe

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