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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 08:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' North, Longitude: 55° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.68 meters/second, 1629.7 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"1012.55 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1012.58 mi
24 hours0° 03' 33.9"4.01 miwest0° 19' 43.5"22.60 misouth22.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' South, Longitude: 149° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.36 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 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' 11.5"964.80 miwest0° 08' 43.5"10.00 minorth965.17 mi
24 hours13° 40' 16.8"914.73 mieast3° 53' 32.0"267.58 minorth960.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuMon 11:20 AM175 km109 miles94 nmWest W
SalalahMon 12:20 PM508 km316 miles274 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BosasoMon 11:20 AM719 km447 miles388 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al MukallaMon 11:20 AM733 km456 miles396 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdenMon 11:20 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmWest W
MuscatMon 12:20 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SanaMon 11:20 AM1268 km788 miles685 nmWest-northwest WNW
Abu DhabiMon 12:20 PM1310 km814 miles708 nmNorth N
DjiboutiMon 11:20 AM1364 km848 miles736 nmWest W
DubaiMon 12:20 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth N
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