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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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 08:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 41' North
Longitude: 60° 38' 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"1012.53 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1012.56 mi
24 hours0° 03' 33.8"4.01 miwest0° 19' 43.3"22.60 misouth22.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 46' South
Longitude: 144° 35' 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' 25.2"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.17 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.6"964.57 miwest0° 08' 41.7"9.96 minorth964.94 mi
24 hours13° 40' 43.5"915.03 mieast3° 52' 52.5"266.82 minorth960.27 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 AM718 km446 miles388 nmWest W
SalalahMon 12:00 Noon851 km529 miles460 nmNorthwest NW
MuscatMon 12:00 Noon1230 km764 miles664 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiMon 12:00 Noon1460 km907 miles788 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MumbaiMon 1:30 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmEast-northeast ENE
DubaiMon 12:00 Noon1502 km933 miles811 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarachiMon 1:00 PM1507 km936 miles813 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PuneMon 1:30 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuratMon 1:30 PM1608 km999 miles869 nmNortheast NE
DohaMon 11:00 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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