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Ramadan 1440


Muslim Space follows the Fiqh Council of North America in determining dates of the Islamic Council. They have issued the following information with regards to Ramadan 1440/2019.

Ramadan 1440 AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 22:47 Universal Time. On that day, there is no place on earth where at sunset the elongation is 8 degrees and moon is 5 degrees above the sun. Therefore Ramadan cannot start on the next day. Hence first day of Ramadan 1440 is on Monday, May 6, 2019, insha'Allah. First Tarawih prayer will be on Sunday night.

Eid ul-Fitr 1440 AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 10:03 Universal Time. On that day, near Miami, Florida at sunset the elongation is 8 degrees and moon is 5 degrees above the sun. Therefore the first day of Shawwal 1440 is Tuesday, June 4, 2019, insha'Allah.

Earlier Event: May 5
Muslim Space Book Club
Later Event: May 5
Ramadan Taraweh Prayer Service