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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° 29' 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"952.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth952.84 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° 16' 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"951.31 miwest0° 02' 12.3"2.53 misouth951.41 mi
24 hours11° 37' 49.6"762.63 mieast1° 16' 24.7"87.59 misouth770.40 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 PM33 km20 miles18 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeebFri 12:08 PM51 km32 miles27 nmNorthwest NW
NizwaFri 12:08 PM106 km66 miles57 nmWest-southwest WSW
SharjahFri 12:08 PM386 km240 miles208 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiFri 12:08 PM389 km242 miles210 nmNorthwest NW
Abu DhabiFri 12:08 PM436 km271 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bandar-Abbas *Fri 12:38 PM482 km300 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DohaFri 11:08 AM738 km459 miles399 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al KhorFri 11:08 AM754 km469 miles407 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalalahFri 12:08 PM835 km519 miles451 nmSouthwest SW
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