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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 40' North
Longitude: 58° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.68 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"1012.54 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1012.57 mi
24 hours0° 03' 33.8"4.01 miwest0° 19' 43.4"22.60 misouth22.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 45' South
Longitude: 146° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.31 meters/second, 1552.7 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 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' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.1"964.68 miwest0° 08' 42.6"9.98 minorth965.06 mi
24 hours13° 40' 30.2"914.88 mieast3° 53' 12.3"267.20 minorth960.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahMon 12:10 PM647 km402 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
BosasoMon 11:10 AM987 km613 miles533 nmWest W
Al MukallaMon 11:10 AM996 km619 miles538 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatMon 12:10 PM1211 km752 miles654 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiMon 12:10 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiMon 12:10 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenMon 11:10 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmWest W
SanaMon 11:10 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest-northwest WNW
DohaMon 11:10 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiMon 11:10 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmWest W
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