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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 09:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 41° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.46 meters/second, 1567.7 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"973.83 miwest0° 00' 30.0"0.58 misouth973.86 mi
24 hours0° 00' 26.6"0.48 mieast0° 12' 12.3"14.00 misouth14.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 22, 2013 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 33' South, Longitude: 145° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.84 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.2"954.66 miwest0° 07' 38.0"8.75 minorth955.02 mi
24 hours14° 10' 51.9"940.39 mieast3° 32' 13.0"243.19 minorth979.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakkahMon 12:20 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNorthwest NW
Khamis MushaitMon 12:20 PM256 km159 miles138 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahMon 12:20 PM268 km167 miles145 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port SudanMon 12:20 PM437 km271 miles236 nmWest W
MedinaMon 12:20 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KerenMon 12:20 PM577 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraMon 12:20 PM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SanaMon 12:20 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahMon 12:20 PM622 km386 miles336 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BuraidahMon 12:20 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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