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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 09:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 20' North
Longitude: 44° 23' 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"952.66 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 minorth952.65 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.4"3.40 mieast0° 01' 59.8"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 40' South
Longitude: 128° 10' 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' 25.5"920.84 miwest0° 03' 39.0"4.19 minorth921.05 mi
24 hours13° 28' 35.4"860.41 mieast2° 03' 28.2"141.59 minorth878.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RiyadhThu 12:02 PM280 km174 miles151 nmEast-northeast ENE
BuraidahThu 12:02 PM336 km209 miles182 nmNorth N
MedinaThu 12:02 PM502 km312 miles271 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakkahThu 12:02 PM515 km320 miles278 nmWest-southwest WSW
JeddahThu 12:02 PM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-southwest WSW
HofufThu 12:02 PM575 km357 miles310 nmEast-northeast ENE
Khamis MushaitThu 12:02 PM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Hafar Al-BatinThu 12:02 PM586 km364 miles317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QatifThu 12:02 PM671 km417 miles362 nmEast-northeast ENE
DammamThu 12:02 PM674 km419 miles364 nmEast-northeast ENE
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