The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on Saturday June 24, 2017 at 2:31 UT. On June 24, the moon can be seen with difficulty in Chile and other countries in South and Central America. On June 24, good possibility of sighting is in Peru, Ecuador, Hawaii and Polynesian Islands. On June 25, the moon can be seen easily in the whole world (See visibility curves).

The earliest reported sighting of the new crescent was from Santiago, Chile. Saudi Arabia officially announced Eid on June 25,2017 (Sunday), without saying that the moon was sighted.

On June 24 countries like Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia announced That Eid is Sunday, June 25. What most people in the world don’t understand that none of these country’s Official Announcement mentioned moon has been sighted. People are asking Moonsighting.com, “Is your data incorrect or are the official announcements incorrect? Could you please elaborate?”. The answer is that none of these country’s Official Announcement mentioned moon has been sighted. Newspapers have reported these announcements in their own words that moon has been sighted, which is incorrect!!!

Allah Ta’Allah knows best.

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