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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 Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 09:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' North, Longitude: 44° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.17 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.0"952.95 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth952.94 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.1"3.37 mieast0° 02' 24.6"2.76 minorth4.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 24' South, Longitude: 142° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 408.98 meters/second, 1472.3 km/hour, 914.9 miles/hour or 795.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.25 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.25 mi
1 hour14° 24' 13.0"914.56 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth914.57 mi
24 hours14° 06' 44.5"896.08 mieast0° 44' 05.6"50.57 minorth899.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RiyadhWed 12:02 PM287 km178 miles155 nmEast-northeast ENE
BuraidahWed 12:02 PM340 km211 miles184 nmNorth N
MedinaWed 12:02 PM497 km309 miles269 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakkahWed 12:02 PM508 km316 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
JeddahWed 12:02 PM568 km353 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
Khamis MushaitWed 12:02 PM577 km358 miles311 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HofufWed 12:02 PM581 km361 miles314 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hafar Al-BatinWed 12:02 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QatifWed 12:02 PM678 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
DammamWed 12:02 PM681 km423 miles368 nmEast-northeast ENE
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