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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° 26' 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"952.56 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth952.57 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° 21' 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"948.25 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth948.25 mi
24 hours11° 54' 27.9"778.82 mieast0° 25' 49.6"29.61 misouth780.38 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 PM30 km19 miles16 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeebThu 12:08 PM44 km28 miles24 nmNorthwest NW
NizwaThu 12:08 PM103 km64 miles56 nmWest-southwest WSW
SharjahThu 12:08 PM379 km236 miles205 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiThu 12:08 PM382 km237 miles206 nmNorthwest NW
Abu DhabiThu 12:08 PM429 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bandar-Abbas *Thu 12:38 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaThu 11:08 AM732 km455 miles395 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al KhorThu 11:08 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalalahThu 12:08 PM835 km519 miles451 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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