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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

UTC time = Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 9:02:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 09:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' North, Longitude: 44° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.04 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.59 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 miNorth952.59 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.4"3.40 miEast0° 02' 00.0"2.29 miNorth4.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 40' South, Longitude: 127° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 411.77 meters/second, 1482.4 km/hour, 921.1 miles/hour or 800.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.35 miWest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 miNorth15.35 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.4"920.76 miWest0° 03' 39.0"4.19 miNorth920.98 mi
24 hours13° 28' 37.5"860.38 miEast2° 03' 24.8"141.52 miNorth878.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ad DawadmiThu 12:02 PM132 km82 miles71 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RiyadhThu 12:02 PM254 km158 miles137 nmNortheast NE
BuraidahThu 12:02 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedinaThu 12:02 PM529 km329 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakkahThu 12:02 PM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-southwest WSW
HofufThu 12:02 PM549 km341 miles296 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hafar Al-BatinThu 12:02 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Khamis MushaitThu 12:02 PM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JeddahThu 12:02 PM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
QatifThu 12:02 PM647 km402 miles350 nmNortheast NE

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