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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 Friday, June 27, 2014 at 08:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 58° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.12 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.0"952.77 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth952.77 mi
24 hours0° 03' 07.1"3.31 mieast0° 02' 37.9"3.02 misouth4.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 27, 2014 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' North, Longitude: 58° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.35 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.86 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.2"951.24 miwest0° 02' 12.2"2.53 misouth951.34 mi
24 hours11° 37' 50.4"762.59 mieast1° 16' 22.5"87.54 misouth770.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MuscatFri 12:08 PM39 km24 miles21 nmNorthwest NW
SeebFri 12:08 PM72 km45 miles39 nmNorthwest NW
NizwaFri 12:08 PM133 km83 miles72 nmWest-southwest WSW
SharjahFri 12:08 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiFri 12:08 PM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-northwest WNW
Abu DhabiFri 12:08 PM463 km288 miles250 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bandar-Abbas *Fri 12:38 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaFri 11:08 AM766 km476 miles413 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al KhorFri 11:08 AM781 km485 miles422 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalalahFri 12:08 PM851 km529 miles460 nmSouthwest SW
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