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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 08:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' North, Longitude: 58° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.68 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.1"1000.58 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 minorth1000.55 mi
24 hours0° 01' 37.5"1.81 miwest0° 17' 46.0"20.36 minorth20.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 44' South, Longitude: 71° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 406.41 meters/second, 1463.1 km/hour, 909.1 miles/hour or 790.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"15.15 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.0"908.79 miwest0° 02' 31.5"2.90 minorth908.95 mi
24 hours12° 34' 44.8"790.50 mieast1° 34' 49.2"108.77 minorth802.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahSun 12:00 Noon553 km343 miles298 nmWest-northwest WNW
HadibuSun 11:00 AM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-southwest WSW
NizwaSun 12:00 Noon850 km528 miles459 nmNorth N
MuscatSun 12:00 Noon912 km566 miles492 nmNorth N
SeebSun 12:00 Noon923 km573 miles498 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiSun 12:00 Noon1113 km692 miles601 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiSun 12:00 Noon1160 km721 miles626 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaSun 11:00 AM1343 km835 miles725 nmNorthwest NW
KarachiSun 1:00 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmNortheast NE
ManamaSun 11:00 AM1481 km920 miles799 nmNorthwest NW
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