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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, June 28, 2013 at 9:00:00 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, June 28, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 45° 49' 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"953.17 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth953.18 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 Latitude: 2° 03' South, Longitude: 67° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.7 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' 18.0"1002.68 miWest0° 11' 44.5"13.45 miNorth1002.83 mi
24 hours11° 40' 06.3"806.60 miEast4° 37' 54.1"318.24 miNorth867.37 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 Noon177 km110 miles96 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ad DawadmiFri 12:00 Noon201 km125 miles109 nmNorthwest NW
BuraidahFri 12:00 Noon391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HofufFri 12:00 Noon449 km279 miles242 nmEast-northeast ENE
DammamFri 12:00 Noon559 km347 miles302 nmNortheast NE
QatifFri 12:00 Noon559 km347 miles302 nmNortheast NE
Hafar Al-BatinFri 12:00 Noon573 km356 miles310 nmNorth N
RiffaFri 12:00 Noon575 km357 miles310 nmNortheast NE
ManamaFri 12:00 Noon583 km362 miles315 nmNortheast NE
Al-JamiliyahFri 12:00 Noon594 km369 miles321 nmEast-northeast ENE

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