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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 Monday, August 13, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' North, Longitude: 58° 26' 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"1004.74 miwest0° 00' 46.0"0.88 misouth1004.77 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: 4° 54' 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"15.61 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.1"936.01 miwest0° 02' 23.2"2.74 misouth936.14 mi
24 hours12° 03' 15.9"778.32 mieast1° 26' 03.9"98.68 misouth788.17 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 AM519 km323 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalalahMon 12:10 PM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
NizwaMon 12:10 PM938 km583 miles507 nmNorth N
Al MukallaMon 11:10 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmWest W
MuscatMon 12:10 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
SeebMon 12:10 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiMon 12:10 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiMon 12:10 PM1236 km768 miles667 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaMon 11:10 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarachiMon 1:10 PM1457 km906 miles787 nmNortheast NE
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