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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 08:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 40' North
Longitude: 48° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.69 meters/second, 1629.7 km/hour, 1012.6 miles/hour or 880.0 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"1012.58 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1012.60 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.0"4.02 miwest0° 19' 43.7"22.60 misouth22.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 39' South
Longitude: 156° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.51 meters/second, 1553.4 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 25' 13.1"965.15 miwest0° 08' 46.6"10.06 minorth965.52 mi
24 hours13° 39' 36.7"914.29 mieast3° 54' 30.7"268.70 minorth960.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoMon 11:50 AM191 km119 miles103 nmSoutheast SE
Al MukallaMon 11:50 AM233 km145 miles126 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdenMon 11:50 AM340 km211 miles184 nmWest W
BerberaMon 11:50 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSouthwest SW
Ta'izzMon 11:50 AM458 km284 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaMon 11:50 AM517 km321 miles279 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiMon 11:50 AM555 km345 miles300 nmWest-southwest WSW
HargeisaMon 11:50 AM561 km349 miles303 nmSouthwest SW
TadjouraMon 11:50 AM579 km360 miles313 nmWest W
AssabMon 11:50 AM586 km364 miles317 nmWest W
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