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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 Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 55' North
Longitude: 33° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.99 meters/second, 1634.4 km/hour, 1015.6 miles/hour or 882.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.93 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.93 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1015.50 miwest0° 00' 50.2"0.96 misouth1015.52 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.1"4.29 miwest0° 20' 10.8"23.12 misouth23.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 53' South
Longitude: 76° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.11 meters/second, 1588.0 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 28' 37.3"986.62 miwest0° 11' 29.4"13.16 misouth986.42 mi
24 hours12° 47' 16.2"871.51 mieast4° 18' 01.3"295.62 misouth914.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KostiTue 12:48 PM165 km103 miles89 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalakalTue 12:48 PM331 km205 miles179 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidTue 12:48 PM383 km238 miles207 nmWest-northwest WNW
KhartoumTue 12:48 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TeseneyTue 12:48 PM493 km306 miles266 nmNortheast NE
KassalaTue 12:48 PM503 km312 miles271 nmNortheast NE
Addis AbabaTue 12:48 PM659 km409 miles356 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mek'eleTue 12:48 PM673 km418 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
KerenTue 12:48 PM686 km426 miles371 nmNortheast NE
AsmaraTue 12:48 PM701 km435 miles378 nmEast-northeast ENE
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