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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 Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 60' North, Longitude: 43° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.02 meters/second, 1569.7 km/hour, 975.4 miles/hour or 847.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.26 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.1"975.10 miwest0° 00' 30.9"0.59 misouth975.12 mi
24 hours0° 00' 18.0"0.32 mieast0° 12' 32.2"14.37 misouth14.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 03' South, Longitude: 128° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.59 meters/second, 1564.5 km/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.3"972.06 miwest0° 09' 59.2"11.45 minorth972.45 mi
24 hours13° 29' 14.7"908.97 mieast4° 18' 20.3"295.96 minorth962.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitTue 12:10 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahTue 12:10 PM449 km279 miles242 nmWest-northwest WNW
JeddahTue 12:10 PM515 km320 miles278 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaTue 12:10 PM516 km320 miles278 nmSouth S
Al HudaydahTue 12:10 PM583 km363 miles315 nmSouth S
RiyadhTue 12:10 PM595 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedinaTue 12:10 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNorthwest NW
Port SudanTue 12:10 PM696 km433 miles376 nmWest W
BuraidahTue 12:10 PM704 km437 miles380 nmNorth N
Ta'izzTue 12:10 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSouth S
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