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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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 59' North
Longitude: 45° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.11 meters/second, 1627.6 km/hour, 1011.3 miles/hour or 878.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.86 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.86 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1011.27 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 misouth1011.30 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.7"3.87 miwest0° 19' 31.9"22.38 misouth22.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 36' South
Longitude: 173° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.65 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 11.5"949.74 miwest0° 06' 07.1"7.01 minorth950.03 mi
24 hours14° 08' 25.6"932.42 mieast2° 58' 52.9"205.01 minorth961.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdenSun 12:00 Noon76 km47 miles41 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzSun 12:00 Noon193 km120 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
BerberaSun 12:00 Noon291 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SanaSun 12:00 Noon306 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiSun 12:00 Noon317 km197 miles171 nmWest-southwest WSW
AssabSun 12:00 Noon320 km199 miles173 nmWest W
TadjouraSun 12:00 Noon333 km207 miles180 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al HudaydahSun 12:00 Noon357 km222 miles193 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehSun 12:00 Noon382 km238 miles207 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al MukallaSun 12:00 Noon410 km254 miles221 nmEast-northeast ENE
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