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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 449.21 meters/second, 1617.1 kilometres/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 418.55 meters/second, 1506.8 kilometres/hour, 936.3 miles/hour or 813.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuMon 11:10 AM547 km340 miles295 nm WSW
SalalahMon 12:10 PM567 km352 miles306 nm WNW
NizwaMon 12:10 PM942 km585 miles508 nm N
MuscatMon 12:10 PM1008 km626 miles544 nm N
SeebMon 12:10 PM1018 km633 miles550 nm N
Abu DhabiMon 12:10 PM1194 km742 miles645 nm NNW
DubaiMon 12:10 PM1244 km773 miles672 nm NNW
DohaMon 11:10 AM1410 km876 miles761 nm NNW
KarachiMon 1:10 PM1441 km895 miles778 nm NE
AdenMon 11:10 AM1492 km927 miles805 nm W