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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 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 43° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.46 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 misouth973.85 mi
24 hours0° 00' 26.7"0.48 mieast0° 12' 12.2"13.99 misouth14.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 22, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 34' South, Longitude: 142° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.79 meters/second, 1536.4 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 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' 46.6"954.55 miwest0° 07' 36.9"8.73 minorth954.90 mi
24 hours14° 11' 08.3"940.59 mieast3° 31' 49.0"242.74 minorth979.14 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 12:10 PM240 km149 miles129 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahMon 12:10 PM440 km274 miles238 nmWest-northwest WNW
JeddahMon 12:10 PM507 km315 miles274 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaMon 12:10 PM538 km334 miles291 nmSouth S
RiyadhMon 12:10 PM575 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahMon 12:10 PM606 km376 miles327 nmSouth S
MedinaMon 12:10 PM643 km399 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
BuraidahMon 12:10 PM681 km423 miles368 nmNorth N
Port SudanMon 12:10 PM697 km433 miles376 nmWest W
Ta'izzMon 12:10 PM733 km456 miles396 nmSouth S
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