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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 09:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' North, Longitude: 40° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.12 meters/second, 1627.6 km/hour, 1011.4 miles/hour or 878.9 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"1011.22 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 misouth1011.25 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.8"3.87 miwest0° 19' 32.0"22.38 misouth22.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' South, Longitude: 177° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.73 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 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' 12.1"949.85 miwest0° 06' 09.3"7.06 minorth950.14 mi
24 hours14° 08' 06.1"932.16 mieast2° 59' 43.5"205.97 minorth961.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EddSun 12:20 PM131 km82 miles71 nmNortheast NE
Mek'eleSun 12:20 PM171 km106 miles92 nmWest-northwest WNW
DorraSun 12:20 PM188 km117 miles102 nmEast-southeast ESE
AssabSun 12:20 PM193 km120 miles104 nmEast E
LalibelaSun 12:20 PM234 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
TadjouraSun 12:20 PM247 km154 miles133 nmEast-southeast ESE
DessieSun 12:20 PM250 km156 miles135 nmSouthwest SW
DikhilSun 12:20 PM258 km160 miles139 nmSoutheast SE
ObockSun 12:20 PM277 km172 miles150 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ali SabiehSun 12:20 PM277 km172 miles150 nmSoutheast SE
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