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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).

= 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 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' North, Longitude: 43° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 452.70 meters/second, 1629.7 kilometres/hour, 1012.7 miles/hour or 880.0 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"1012.52 miWest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 miSouth1012.55 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.1"4.02 miWest0° 19' 43.9"22.61 miSouth22.96 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' South, Longitude: 161° 09' West

The ground speed is currently 431.61 meters/second, 1553.8 kilometres/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 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' 25.2"16.09 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.0"965.30 miWest0° 08' 48.4"10.09 miNorth965.67 mi
24 hours13° 39' 11.5"913.95 miEast3° 55' 07.5"269.38 miNorth959.91 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
ObockMon 12:10 PM78 km49 miles42 nm S
AssabMon 12:10 PM82 km51 miles44 nm WNW
TadjouraMon 12:10 PM112 km70 miles61 nm SSW
DorraMon 12:10 PM116 km72 miles63 nm WSW
Ta'izzMon 12:10 PM121 km75 miles65 nm NNE
DjiboutiMon 12:10 PM122 km76 miles66 nm SSW
AdenMon 12:10 PM177 km110 miles95 nm E
Ali SabiehMon 12:10 PM183 km114 miles99 nm SSW
DikhilMon 12:10 PM206 km128 miles111 nm SSW
EddMon 12:10 PM233 km145 miles126 nm NW