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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 = Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 8:36:00 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 Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 08:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' North, Longitude: 52° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.15 meters/second, 1588.2 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.45 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.45 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.2"986.56 miWest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 miSouth986.59 mi
24 hours0° 00' 58.7"1.07 miWest0° 15' 11.2"17.41 miSouth17.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 08:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' South, Longitude: 116° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.87 meters/second, 1576.3 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.32 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.8"979.34 miWest0° 09' 21.6"10.72 miNorth979.66 mi
24 hours13° 28' 38.4"914.50 miEast4° 02' 56.2"278.27 miNorth961.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahSat 12:36 PM197 km122 miles106 nmSoutheast SE
Al MukallaSat 11:36 AM538 km334 miles290 nmSouthwest SW
HadibuSat 11:36 AM617 km384 miles333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Abu DhabiSat 12:36 PM734 km456 miles397 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NizwaSat 12:36 PM746 km464 miles403 nmNortheast NE
DohaSat 11:36 AM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth N
BosasoSat 11:36 AM834 km518 miles451 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DubaiSat 12:36 PM846 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeebSat 12:36 PM852 km529 miles460 nmNortheast NE
Al KhorSat 11:36 AM852 km530 miles460 nmNorth N

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