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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 55' North, Longitude: 33° 46' East

The ground speed is currently 453.99 meters/second, 1634.4 kilometres/hour, 1015.5 miles/hour or 882.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1015.43 miWest0° 00' 50.2"0.96 miSouth1015.45 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.1"4.29 miWest0° 20' 10.7"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 Latitude: 9° 53' South, Longitude: 77° 12' East

The ground speed is currently 441.12 meters/second, 1588.0 kilometres/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.44 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 28' 37.3"986.56 miWest0° 11' 29.5"13.16 miSouth986.36 mi
24 hours12° 47' 14.8"871.44 miEast4° 18' 03.2"295.63 miSouth914.04 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KostiTue 12:48 PM184 km114 miles99 nm NW
MalakalTue 12:48 PM350 km217 miles189 nm SW
Bahir DarTue 12:48 PM396 km246 miles214 nm E
GondarTue 12:48 PM409 km254 miles221 nm ENE
Al-UbayyidTue 12:48 PM411 km255 miles222 nm WNW
KhartoumTue 12:48 PM430 km267 miles232 nm NNW
NekemteTue 12:48 PM436 km271 miles235 nm SE
TeseneyTue 12:48 PM472 km293 miles255 nm NE
KassalaTue 12:48 PM484 km301 miles262 nm NE
LalibelaTue 12:48 PM574 km357 miles310 nm E