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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 42' North
Longitude: 50° 19' 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"988.58 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 minorth988.55 mi
24 hours0° 00' 25.2"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 04' North
Longitude: 54° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.91 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"954.77 miwest0° 04' 45.0"5.45 minorth954.57 mi
24 hours11° 38' 19.7"765.54 mieast1° 29' 21.9"102.45 minorth769.07 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 PM408 km254 miles220 nmEast E
SanaFri 11:34 AM702 km436 miles379 nmWest-southwest WSW
BosasoFri 11:34 AM720 km448 miles389 nmSouth S
AdenFri 11:34 AM785 km488 miles424 nmSouthwest SW
Ta'izzFri 11:34 AM816 km507 miles441 nmWest-southwest WSW
DohaFri 11:34 AM849 km527 miles458 nmNorth N
Al HudaydahFri 11:34 AM851 km529 miles460 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiyadhFri 11:34 AM855 km531 miles462 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Abu DhabiFri 12:34 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al KhorFri 11:34 AM892 km555 miles482 nmNorth N
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