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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 09:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 59' North
Longitude: 40° 41' 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"1011.29 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 misouth1011.32 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 34' South
Longitude: 177° 57' 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"15.84 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.2"949.93 miwest0° 06' 09.5"7.06 minorth950.22 mi
24 hours14° 08' 05.1"932.22 mieast2° 59' 46.4"206.04 minorth961.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mek'eleSun 12:20 PM143 km89 miles77 nmWest-northwest WNW
AssabSun 12:20 PM223 km139 miles120 nmEast E
TadjouraSun 12:20 PM273 km170 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ali SabiehSun 12:20 PM299 km186 miles161 nmSoutheast SE
DjiboutiSun 12:20 PM309 km192 miles167 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al HudaydahSun 12:20 PM317 km197 miles171 nmNortheast NE
AsmaraSun 12:20 PM321 km200 miles173 nmNorthwest NW
Ta'izzSun 12:20 PM366 km228 miles198 nmEast E
KerenSun 12:20 PM392 km243 miles212 nmNorthwest NW
Dire DawaSun 12:20 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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