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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 10:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 58' North
Longitude: 28° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.14 meters/second, 1627.7 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"1011.34 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 misouth1011.36 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.1"3.88 miwest0° 19' 32.4"22.39 misouth22.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 29' South
Longitude: 170° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.94 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 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' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 13.7"950.40 miwest0° 06' 15.6"7.18 minorth950.70 mi
24 hours345° 52' 46.9"931.70 miwest3° 01' 59.9"208.58 minorth961.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-UbayyidSun 1:10 PM222 km138 miles120 nmEast E
Al-FashirSun 1:10 PM315 km195 miles170 nmWest-northwest WNW
KostiSun 1:10 PM487 km302 miles263 nmEast E
MalakalSun 1:10 PM538 km335 miles291 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumSun 1:10 PM553 km343 miles298 nmEast-northeast ENE
WauSun 1:10 PM584 km363 miles315 nmSouth S
KassalaSun 1:10 PM929 km577 miles501 nmEast-northeast ENE
YambioSun 1:10 PM929 km578 miles502 nmSouth S
TeseneySun 1:10 PM945 km587 miles510 nmEast-northeast ENE
JubaSun 1:10 PM973 km605 miles526 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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