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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, June 24, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 24' North
Longitude: 42° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.84 meters/second, 1533.0 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.22 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth952.22 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.3"3.36 mieast0° 01' 30.9"1.74 misouth3.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 24, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 04' South
Longitude: 123° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.97 meters/second, 1522.7 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 23' 00.4"946.00 miwest0° 06' 06.8"7.01 minorth946.30 mi
24 hours14° 27' 55.0"951.38 mieast2° 59' 43.2"205.99 minorth980.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedinaMon 12:10 PM349 km217 miles188 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakkahMon 12:10 PM379 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
RiyadhMon 12:10 PM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
JeddahMon 12:10 PM432 km269 miles233 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port SudanMon 12:10 PM717 km446 miles387 nmSouthwest SW
DammamMon 12:10 PM810 km503 miles437 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuwait CityMon 12:10 PM835 km519 miles451 nmNortheast NE
RiffaMon 12:10 PM837 km520 miles452 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManamaMon 12:10 PM844 km524 miles456 nmEast-northeast ENE
SanaMon 12:10 PM902 km561 miles487 nmSouth S
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