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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 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 46° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.45 meters/second, 1567.6 km/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.5 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"973.82 miwest0° 00' 30.0"0.58 misouth973.84 mi
24 hours0° 00' 26.7"0.48 mieast0° 12' 12.0"13.99 misouth14.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 22, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 36' South, Longitude: 140° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.74 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 23' 46.0"954.43 miwest0° 07' 35.8"8.71 minorth954.79 mi
24 hours14° 11' 24.6"940.79 mieast3° 31' 25.0"242.28 minorth979.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitMon 12:00 Noon433 km269 miles234 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiyadhMon 12:00 Noon494 km307 miles267 nmNorth N
SanaMon 12:00 Noon582 km362 miles314 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HofufMon 12:00 Noon664 km412 miles358 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakkahMon 12:00 Noon693 km430 miles374 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al MukallaMon 12:00 Noon694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahMon 12:00 Noon698 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BuraidahMon 12:00 Noon723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JeddahMon 12:00 Noon760 km472 miles410 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzMon 12:00 Noon774 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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