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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' North, Longitude: 43° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.90 meters/second, 1565.6 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.22 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.4"972.58 miwest0° 00' 29.2"0.56 misouth972.60 mi
24 hours0° 00' 35.3"0.64 mieast0° 11' 52.0"13.61 misouth13.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 157° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.57 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.68 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 22' 42.7"940.59 miwest0° 04' 29.0"5.14 minorth940.81 mi
24 hours14° 44' 15.2"964.06 mieast2° 24' 51.9"166.06 minorth984.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitSun 12:10 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahSun 12:10 PM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-northwest WNW
JeddahSun 12:10 PM500 km311 miles270 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiyadhSun 12:10 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SanaSun 12:10 PM560 km348 miles302 nmSouth S
MedinaSun 12:10 PM626 km389 miles338 nmNorthwest NW
Al HudaydahSun 12:10 PM627 km390 miles339 nmSouth S
BuraidahSun 12:10 PM659 km410 miles356 nmNorth N
Port SudanSun 12:10 PM698 km433 miles377 nmWest W
Ta'izzSun 12:10 PM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth S
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