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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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' North, Longitude: 40° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.93 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.2"992.88 miwest0° 00' 41.1"0.79 minorth992.85 mi
24 hours0° 00' 50.9"0.94 miwest0° 16' 19.9"18.72 minorth18.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 08' North, Longitude: 10° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.84 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.8"992.76 miwest0° 09' 44.5"11.16 minorth992.60 mi
24 hours11° 12' 04.5"765.06 mieast3° 38' 56.9"250.83 minorth800.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AsmaraTue 12:14 PM231 km143 miles125 nmSouthwest SW
KerenTue 12:14 PM239 km148 miles129 nmWest-southwest WSW
Khamis MushaitTue 12:14 PM297 km184 miles160 nmEast-northeast ENE
Al HudaydahTue 12:14 PM362 km225 miles196 nmSoutheast SE
Mek'eleTue 12:14 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TeseneyTue 12:14 PM443 km275 miles239 nmWest-southwest WSW
SanaTue 12:14 PM447 km278 miles241 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port SudanTue 12:14 PM448 km278 miles242 nmNorthwest NW
KassalaTue 12:14 PM452 km281 miles244 nmWest-southwest WSW
AssabTue 12:14 PM501 km311 miles271 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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