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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 09:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 39' North
Longitude: 40° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.71 meters/second, 1629.7 km/hour, 1012.7 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"1012.60 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1012.63 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.2"4.02 miwest0° 19' 44.0"22.61 misouth22.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 35' South
Longitude: 163° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.67 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 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' 14.6"965.50 miwest0° 08' 49.5"10.11 minorth965.87 mi
24 hours13° 38' 56.6"913.85 mieast3° 55' 28.9"269.81 minorth959.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mek'eleMon 12:20 PM156 km97 miles84 nmNorthwest NW
AssabMon 12:20 PM233 km145 miles126 nmEast E
TadjouraMon 12:20 PM264 km164 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ali SabiehMon 12:20 PM281 km175 miles152 nmSoutheast SE
DjiboutiMon 12:20 PM299 km186 miles161 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al HudaydahMon 12:20 PM345 km214 miles186 nmNortheast NE
AsmaraMon 12:20 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaMon 12:20 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ta'izzMon 12:20 PM381 km237 miles206 nmEast-northeast ENE
KerenMon 12:20 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
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