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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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 57' North
Longitude: 28° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.84 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.36 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"981.43 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth981.40 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.3"0.31 mieast0° 13' 53.2"15.92 minorth15.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 33' North
Longitude: 90° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.96 meters/second, 1551.5 km/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.7"963.88 miwest0° 06' 02.8"6.93 misouth964.15 mi
24 hours11° 02' 54.4"732.70 mieast2° 44' 53.0"188.96 misouth761.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumWed 1:02 PM582 km362 miles314 nmSoutheast SE
Al-FashirWed 1:02 PM669 km415 miles361 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-UbayyidWed 1:02 PM670 km416 miles362 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KostiWed 1:02 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSoutheast SE
Port SudanWed 1:02 PM939 km583 miles507 nmEast E
KassalaWed 1:02 PM944 km586 miles510 nmEast-southeast ESE
TeseneyWed 1:02 PM985 km612 miles532 nmEast-southeast ESE
JeddahWed 1:02 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsmaraWed 1:02 PM1199 km745 miles647 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakkahWed 1:02 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmEast-northeast ENE
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