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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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 08:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' North, Longitude: 60° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.67 meters/second, 1629.6 km/hour, 1012.6 miles/hour or 879.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.88 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1012.46 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1012.49 mi
24 hours0° 03' 33.8"4.01 miwest0° 19' 43.3"22.59 misouth22.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 46' South, Longitude: 144° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.25 meters/second, 1552.5 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.17 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.5"964.49 miwest0° 08' 41.6"9.96 minorth964.86 mi
24 hours13° 40' 45.0"914.98 mieast3° 52' 50.3"266.76 minorth960.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuMon 11:00 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest W
SalalahMon 12:00 Noon876 km545 miles473 nmNorthwest NW
MuscatMon 12:00 Noon1235 km767 miles667 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MumbaiMon 1:30 PM1453 km903 miles784 nmEast-northeast ENE
Abu DhabiMon 12:00 Noon1473 km915 miles796 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarachiMon 1:00 PM1494 km928 miles806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DubaiMon 12:00 Noon1513 km940 miles817 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PuneMon 1:30 PM1531 km951 miles827 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuratMon 1:30 PM1584 km985 miles856 nmNortheast NE
MaleMon 1:00 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmEast-southeast ESE
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