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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 Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 08:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 21' North, Longitude: 58° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.00 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.50 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth952.50 mi
24 hours0° 03' 09.6"3.35 mieast0° 02' 13.4"2.55 misouth4.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' North, Longitude: 46° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.99 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"15.81 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.6"948.18 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth948.18 mi
24 hours11° 54' 28.6"778.78 mieast0° 25' 47.1"29.56 misouth780.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MuscatThu 12:08 PM33 km20 miles18 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SeebThu 12:08 PM65 km40 miles35 nmNorthwest NW
NizwaThu 12:08 PM129 km80 miles70 nmWest-southwest WSW
SharjahThu 12:08 PM403 km250 miles217 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiThu 12:08 PM406 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW
Abu DhabiThu 12:08 PM457 km284 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bandar-Abbas *Thu 12:38 PM490 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaThu 11:08 AM759 km472 miles410 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al KhorThu 11:08 AM775 km481 miles418 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalalahThu 12:08 PM851 km529 miles460 nmSouthwest SW
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