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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= 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 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 is currently 452.67 meters/second, 1629.6 kilometres/hour, 1012.6 miles/hour or 879.9 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"16.88 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 is currently 431.25 meters/second, 1552.5 kilometres/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 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' 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahMon 12:00 Noon876 km545 miles473 nm NW
MuscatMon 12:00 Noon1235 km767 miles667 nm NNW
MumbaiMon 1:30 PM1453 km903 miles784 nm ENE
Abu DhabiMon 12:00 Noon1476 km917 miles797 nm NNW
KarachiMon 1:00 PM1495 km929 miles807 nm NNE
DubaiMon 12:00 Noon1513 km940 miles817 nm NNW
PuneMon 1:30 PM1531 km951 miles827 nm ENE
SuratMon 1:30 PM1578 km980 miles852 nm NE
MaleMon 1:00 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nm ESE
DohaMon 11:00 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nm NNW