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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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' North, Longitude: 45° 58' 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"1011.20 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 misouth1011.23 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.7"3.87 miwest0° 19' 31.8"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 Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 172° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.64 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"949.66 miwest0° 06' 06.9"7.01 minorth949.95 mi
24 hours14° 08' 26.8"932.37 mieast2° 58' 49.8"204.94 minorth961.70 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 Noon106 km66 miles57 nmWest W
Ta'izzSun 12:00 Noon222 km138 miles120 nmWest-northwest WNW
BerberaSun 12:00 Noon300 km187 miles162 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ObockSun 12:00 Noon312 km194 miles168 nmWest-southwest WSW
SanaSun 12:00 Noon323 km201 miles174 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiSun 12:00 Noon343 km213 miles185 nmWest-southwest WSW
AssabSun 12:00 Noon350 km217 miles189 nmWest W
TadjouraSun 12:00 Noon361 km224 miles195 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al MukallaSun 12:00 Noon382 km238 miles206 nmEast-northeast ENE
Al HudaydahSun 12:00 Noon383 km238 miles207 nmWest-northwest WNW
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