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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 = Monday, August 13, 2012 at 8:10:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, August 13, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' North, Longitude: 58° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.21 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.75 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1004.67 miWest0° 00' 46.0"0.88 miSouth1004.70 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.6"3.12 miWest0° 18' 30.6"21.21 miSouth21.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 13, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 04' North, Longitude: 5° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.55 meters/second, 1506.8 km/hour, 936.3 miles/hour or 813.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.60 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miSouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.1"935.94 miWest0° 02' 23.1"2.73 miSouth936.07 mi
24 hours12° 03' 15.9"778.26 miEast1° 26' 01.1"98.62 miSouth788.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuMon 11:10 AM547 km340 miles295 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalalahMon 12:10 PM567 km352 miles306 nmWest-northwest WNW
NizwaMon 12:10 PM942 km585 miles508 nmNorth N
MuscatMon 12:10 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
SeebMon 12:10 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiMon 12:10 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiMon 12:10 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaMon 11:10 AM1410 km876 miles761 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarachiMon 1:10 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmNortheast NE
AdenMon 11:10 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmWest W

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