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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 Latitude: 12° 58' North, Longitude: 28° 28' East

The ground speed is currently 452.14 meters/second, 1627.7 kilometres/hour, 1011.4 miles/hour or 878.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1011.26 miWest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 miSouth1011.29 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 Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 170° 19' East

The ground speed is currently 424.94 meters/second, 1529.8 kilometres/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"950.33 miWest0° 06' 15.5"7.17 miNorth950.63 mi
24 hours345° 52' 45.8"931.65 miWest3° 01' 56.9"208.51 miNorth961.82 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-UbayyidSun 1:10 PM192 km119 miles104 nm E
Al-FashirSun 1:10 PM344 km214 miles186 nm WNW
KostiSun 1:10 PM457 km284 miles247 nm E
MalakalSun 1:10 PM517 km321 miles279 nm SE
KhartoumSun 1:10 PM527 km328 miles285 nm NE
WauSun 1:10 PM586 km364 miles316 nm S
AbéchéSun 11:10 AM832 km517 miles449 nm W
KassalaSun 1:10 PM900 km559 miles486 nm ENE
TeseneySun 1:10 PM916 km569 miles495 nm ENE
YambioSun 1:10 PM929 km577 miles502 nm S