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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

UTC time = Monday, August 19, 2013 at 8:50:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' North, Longitude: 48° 24' 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"1012.50 miWest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 miSouth1012.53 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.0"4.01 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 Latitude: 14° 39' South, Longitude: 156° 20' 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"965.07 miWest0° 08' 46.4"10.05 miNorth965.44 mi
24 hours13° 39' 38.2"914.24 miEast3° 54' 28.5"268.64 miNorth960.00 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 AM175 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al MukallaMon 11:50 AM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdenMon 11:50 AM367 km228 miles198 nmWest W
BerberaMon 11:50 AM445 km276 miles240 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzMon 11:50 AM487 km303 miles263 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaMon 11:50 AM542 km337 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
ObockMon 11:50 AM562 km349 miles303 nmWest W
DjiboutiMon 11:50 AM585 km363 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
HargeisaMon 11:50 AM585 km364 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
TadjouraMon 11:50 AM609 km378 miles329 nmWest W

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