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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 = Monday, July 22, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 37' 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"16.23 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"973.75 miWest0° 00' 30.0"0.58 miSouth973.77 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° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.73 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' 45.9"954.35 miWest0° 07' 35.6"8.70 miNorth954.71 mi
24 hours14° 11' 26.5"940.74 miEast3° 31' 22.4"242.21 miNorth979.16 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 Noon459 km285 miles248 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiyadhMon 12:00 Noon490 km305 miles265 nmNorth N
SanaMon 12:00 Noon594 km369 miles321 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HofufMon 12:00 Noon650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaMon 12:00 Noon682 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahMon 12:00 Noon714 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahMon 12:00 Noon726 km451 miles392 nmWest-northwest WNW
BuraidahMon 12:00 Noon733 km456 miles396 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaMon 12:00 Noon755 km469 miles408 nmNortheast NE
RiffaMon 12:00 Noon770 km478 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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