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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 11' North
Longitude: 34° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.28 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.53 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.9"991.41 miwest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 minorth991.38 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.0"0.77 miwest0° 16' 02.3"18.39 minorth18.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 50' North
Longitude: 16° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.18 meters/second, 1577.4 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.9"980.05 miwest0° 08' 21.6"9.58 minorth979.83 mi
24 hours11° 21' 10.9"765.80 mieast3° 01' 38.7"208.15 minorth788.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KassalaWed 12:36 PM254 km158 miles137 nmSoutheast SE
TeseneyWed 12:36 PM300 km186 miles162 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumWed 12:36 PM302 km188 miles163 nmSouthwest SW
Port SudanWed 12:36 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
KerenWed 12:36 PM416 km258 miles224 nmEast-southeast ESE
AsmaraWed 12:36 PM483 km300 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
KostiWed 12:36 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mek'eleWed 12:36 PM643 km399 miles347 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahWed 12:36 PM659 km410 miles356 nmNortheast NE
Al-UbayyidWed 12:36 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouthwest SW
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