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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 10:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at 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 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
BiraoSun 11:10 AM659 km409 miles356 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbéchéSun 11:10 AM801 km498 miles433 nmWest W
FadaSun 11:10 AM849 km527 miles458 nmNorthwest NW
KassalaSun 1:10 PM929 km577 miles501 nmEast-northeast ENE
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