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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, August 22, 2014 at 08:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 45' North
Longitude: 46° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.26 meters/second, 1635.3 km/hour, 1016.1 miles/hour or 883.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.94 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.94 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1016.10 miwest0° 00' 50.4"0.96 misouth1016.13 mi
24 hours0° 03' 51.0"4.35 miwest0° 20' 16.1"23.22 misouth23.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 22, 2014 at 08:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 16' North
Longitude: 10° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.52 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.09 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.0"965.15 miwest0° 04' 53.7"5.61 misouth965.36 mi
24 hours11° 03' 15.8"734.18 mieast2° 16' 07.4"156.00 misouth754.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdenFri 11:56 AM199 km124 miles107 nmNorthwest NW
BerberaFri 11:56 AM214 km133 miles116 nmSouthwest SW
BosasoFri 11:56 AM301 km187 miles163 nmEast E
Ta'izzFri 11:56 AM334 km208 miles180 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaFri 11:56 AM356 km221 miles192 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiFri 11:56 AM362 km225 miles195 nmWest W
TadjouraFri 11:56 AM390 km242 miles211 nmWest W
Ali SabiehFri 11:56 AM415 km258 miles224 nmWest W
Al MukallaFri 11:56 AM423 km263 miles228 nmNortheast NE
AssabFri 11:56 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest-northwest WNW
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