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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 Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' North, Longitude: 43° 31' East

The ground speed is currently 451.52 meters/second, 1625.5 kilometres/hour, 1010.0 miles/hour or 877.7 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"16.83 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.83 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1009.88 miWest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 miSouth1009.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.1"3.73 miWest0° 19' 19.6"22.14 miSouth22.46 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 170° 17' East

The ground speed is currently 420.05 meters/second, 1512.2 kilometres/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 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' 23.7"15.66 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 miNorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 46.5"939.35 miWest0° 02' 58.1"3.40 miNorth939.50 mi
24 hours345° 33' 57.3"941.81 miWest1° 48' 20.9"124.20 miNorth954.97 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
Ta'izzSat 12:10 PM61 km38 miles33 nm ENE
AssabSat 12:10 PM91 km56 miles49 nm WSW
ObockSat 12:10 PM151 km94 miles81 nm S
DorraSat 12:10 PM171 km106 miles92 nm SW
AdenSat 12:10 PM173 km108 miles94 nm ESE
Al HudaydahSat 12:10 PM176 km110 miles95 nm NNW
TadjouraSat 12:10 PM182 km113 miles98 nm SSW
DjiboutiSat 12:10 PM195 km121 miles105 nm SSW
EddSat 12:10 PM209 km130 miles113 nm WNW
SanaSat 12:10 PM239 km148 miles129 nm NNE