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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 = Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 9:10:00 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).

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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: 44° 08' 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"975.03 miWest0° 00' 30.9"0.59 miSouth975.05 mi
24 hours0° 00' 18.0"0.32 miEast0° 12' 32.1"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° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.58 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' 25.2"971.97 miWest0° 09' 59.2"11.44 miNorth972.37 mi
24 hours13° 29' 16.6"908.94 miEast4° 18' 18.6"295.91 miNorth962.57 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 PM238 km148 miles128 nmSouthwest SW
MakkahTue 12:10 PM481 km299 miles260 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaTue 12:10 PM514 km319 miles278 nmSouth S
JeddahTue 12:10 PM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiyadhTue 12:10 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahTue 12:10 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MedinaTue 12:10 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
BuraidahTue 12:10 PM704 km437 miles380 nmNorth N
Ta'izzTue 12:10 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSouth S
Port SudanTue 12:10 PM725 km451 miles392 nmWest W

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