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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 Monday, July 22, 2013 at 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 58° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.43 meters/second, 1567.6 km/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.24 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"973.77 miwest0° 00' 30.0"0.57 misouth973.80 mi
24 hours0° 00' 27.0"0.49 mieast0° 12' 11.3"13.98 misouth13.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 22, 2013 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 42' South, Longitude: 128° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.48 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.90 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 23' 43.1"953.86 miwest0° 07' 29.8"8.59 minorth954.21 mi
24 hours14° 12' 46.0"941.77 mieast3° 29' 24.4"239.98 minorth979.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NizwaMon 12:10 PM331 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuscatMon 12:10 PM377 km234 miles204 nmNorth N
SeebMon 12:10 PM390 km243 miles211 nmNorth N
SalalahMon 12:10 PM613 km381 miles331 nmSouthwest SW
Abu DhabiMon 12:10 PM657 km408 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiMon 12:10 PM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SharjahMon 12:10 PM671 km417 miles362 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Bandar-Abbas *Mon 12:40 PM815 km506 miles440 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaMon 11:10 AM937 km582 miles506 nmNorthwest NW
Al KhorMon 11:10 AM966 km600 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
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