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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 Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 09:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 15' North, Longitude: 32° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.72 meters/second, 1619.0 km/hour, 1006.0 miles/hour or 874.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.77 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.0"1005.83 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1005.86 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.5"3.27 miwest0° 18' 41.5"21.42 misouth21.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 117° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.86 meters/second, 1536.7 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.9"954.57 miwest0° 06' 02.1"6.92 misouth954.33 mi
24 hours13° 35' 39.7"898.28 mieast1° 55' 16.9"132.14 misouth903.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KostiWed 12:56 PM131 km81 miles71 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumWed 12:56 PM156 km97 miles84 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-UbayyidWed 12:56 PM242 km150 miles130 nmWest-southwest WSW
KassalaWed 12:56 PM475 km295 miles256 nmEast-northeast ENE
TeseneyWed 12:56 PM492 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalakalWed 12:56 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth S
GondarWed 12:56 PM601 km374 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bahir DarWed 12:56 PM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
KerenWed 12:56 PM697 km433 miles376 nmEast-northeast ENE
MendeferaWed 12:56 PM719 km447 miles388 nmEast E
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