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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: 44° 07' 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"16.21 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.4"972.51 miwest0° 00' 29.2"0.56 misouth972.53 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° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.56 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"940.51 miwest0° 04' 28.9"5.14 minorth940.74 mi
24 hours14° 44' 16.5"964.01 mieast2° 24' 48.4"165.98 minorth984.77 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 PM273 km170 miles147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahSun 12:10 PM461 km286 miles249 nmWest-northwest WNW
JeddahSun 12:10 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiyadhSun 12:10 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SanaSun 12:10 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth S
Al HudaydahSun 12:10 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MedinaSun 12:10 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNorthwest NW
BuraidahSun 12:10 PM659 km410 miles356 nmNorth N
Port SudanSun 12:10 PM727 km452 miles392 nmWest W
Ta'izzSun 12:10 PM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth S
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