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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

UTC time = Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 9:10:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 of the movement is currently 451.52 meters/second, 1625.5 km/hour, 1010.0 miles/hour or 877.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.83 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 of the movement is currently 420.05 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ta'izzSat 12:10 PM61 km38 miles33 nmEast-northeast ENE
AssabSat 12:10 PM91 km56 miles49 nmWest-southwest WSW
ObockSat 12:10 PM151 km94 miles81 nmSouth S
DorraSat 12:10 PM171 km106 miles92 nmSouthwest SW
AdenSat 12:10 PM173 km108 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al HudaydahSat 12:10 PM176 km110 miles95 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TadjouraSat 12:10 PM182 km113 miles98 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiSat 12:10 PM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EddSat 12:10 PM209 km130 miles113 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaSat 12:10 PM239 km148 miles129 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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