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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 59' North
Longitude: 43° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.12 meters/second, 1627.6 km/hour, 1011.4 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"1011.28 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 misouth1011.31 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.8"3.87 miwest0° 19' 31.9"22.38 misouth22.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 35' South
Longitude: 175° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.69 meters/second, 1528.9 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 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' 11.7"949.83 miwest0° 06' 08.2"7.04 minorth950.13 mi
24 hours14° 08' 15.4"932.32 mieast2° 59' 19.6"205.53 minorth961.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AssabSun 12:10 PM48 km30 miles26 nmWest W
Ta'izzSun 12:10 PM111 km69 miles60 nmNortheast NE
TadjouraSun 12:10 PM137 km85 miles74 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiSun 12:10 PM155 km96 miles83 nmSouth S
AdenSun 12:10 PM198 km123 miles107 nmEast E
Al HudaydahSun 12:10 PM202 km126 miles109 nmNorth N
Ali SabiehSun 12:10 PM209 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SanaSun 12:10 PM285 km177 miles154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerberaSun 12:10 PM345 km214 miles186 nmSoutheast SE
HargeisaSun 12:10 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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