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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 47' North
Longitude: 44° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.89 meters/second, 1551.2 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.7"963.55 miwest0° 00' 22.1"0.42 minorth963.53 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.8"2.27 mieast0° 08' 41.7"9.97 minorth10.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 39' South
Longitude: 104° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 410.28 meters/second, 1477.0 km/hour, 917.8 miles/hour or 797.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"15.30 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 40.4"917.45 miwest0° 04' 38.8"5.33 minorth917.74 mi
24 hours12° 11' 36.5"772.79 mieast2° 22' 07.4"163.00 minorth796.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitSun 12:00 Noon410 km255 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiyadhSun 12:00 Noon417 km259 miles225 nmNortheast NE
MakkahSun 12:00 Noon445 km277 miles241 nmWest W
BuraidahSun 12:00 Noon507 km315 miles274 nmNorth N
JeddahSun 12:00 Noon512 km318 miles276 nmWest W
MedinaSun 12:00 Noon548 km341 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
HofufSun 12:00 Noon688 km427 miles371 nmNortheast NE
SanaSun 12:00 Noon711 km442 miles384 nmSouth S
Port SudanSun 12:00 Noon756 km470 miles408 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al HudaydahSun 12:00 Noon782 km486 miles422 nmSouth S
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