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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 16' North
Longitude: 45° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.30 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.4"953.24 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth953.25 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.2"3.20 mieast0° 03' 09.0"3.61 misouth4.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 02' South
Longitude: 68° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.1"1002.76 miwest0° 11' 44.5"13.45 minorth1002.91 mi
24 hours11° 40' 05.1"806.64 mieast4° 37' 53.7"318.25 minorth867.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RiyadhFri 12:00 Noon196 km122 miles106 nmNortheast NE
BuraidahFri 12:00 Noon378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HofufFri 12:00 Noon473 km294 miles256 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hafar Al-BatinFri 12:00 Noon575 km357 miles310 nmNorth N
QatifFri 12:00 Noon581 km361 miles314 nmNortheast NE
DammamFri 12:00 Noon581 km361 miles314 nmNortheast NE
RiffaFri 12:00 Noon599 km372 miles323 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManamaFri 12:00 Noon606 km377 miles327 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedinaFri 12:00 Noon619 km384 miles334 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al-JamiliyahFri 12:00 Noon620 km385 miles335 nmEast-northeast ENE
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