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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 09:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' North, Longitude: 40° 54' 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"1012.53 miWest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 miSouth1012.56 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 Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 163° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 431.66 meters/second, 1554.0 kilometres/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 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' 14.6"965.42 miWest0° 08' 49.3"10.11 miNorth965.79 mi
24 hours13° 38' 58.1"913.80 miEast3° 55' 26.8"269.75 miNorth959.86 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
EddMon 12:20 PM165 km102 miles89 nm NNE
DorraMon 12:20 PM180 km112 miles97 nm ESE
Mek'eleMon 12:20 PM181 km112 miles98 nm WNW
AssabMon 12:20 PM203 km126 miles109 nm ENE
LalibelaMon 12:20 PM214 km133 miles116 nm WSW
DessieMon 12:20 PM218 km135 miles118 nm SW
DikhilMon 12:20 PM234 km146 miles127 nm SE
TadjouraMon 12:20 PM236 km146 miles127 nm ESE
Ali SabiehMon 12:20 PM257 km160 miles139 nm SE
ObockMon 12:20 PM271 km168 miles146 nm ESE