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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 = Friday, May 10, 2013 at 8:34:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' North, Longitude: 50° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.02 meters/second, 1591.3 km/hour, 988.8 miles/hour or 859.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.48 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.2"988.51 miWest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 miNorth988.48 mi
24 hours0° 00' 25.3"0.46 miWest0° 15' 27.8"17.73 miNorth17.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 54° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.92 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.92 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"954.71 miWest0° 04' 45.1"5.45 miNorth954.51 mi
24 hours11° 38' 19.5"765.49 miEast1° 29' 24.5"102.49 miNorth769.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahFri 12:34 PM379 km235 miles205 nmEast E
Al MukallaFri 11:34 AM384 km239 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HadibuFri 11:34 AM669 km416 miles361 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BosasoFri 11:34 AM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SanaFri 11:34 AM729 km453 miles394 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenFri 11:34 AM808 km502 miles436 nmSouthwest SW
Khamis MushaitFri 11:34 AM835 km519 miles451 nmWest W
Ta'izzFri 11:34 AM841 km523 miles454 nmWest-southwest WSW
DohaFri 11:34 AM845 km525 miles456 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiFri 12:34 PM846 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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