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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 09:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' North, Longitude: 38° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.71 meters/second, 1629.8 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"1012.54 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1012.57 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.2"4.02 miwest0° 19' 44.1"22.61 misouth22.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 09:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' South, Longitude: 165° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.71 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 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 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 25' 15.2"965.53 miwest0° 08' 50.2"10.13 minorth965.91 mi
24 hours13° 38' 44.6"913.65 mieast3° 55' 46.2"270.12 minorth959.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LalibelaMon 12:30 PM98 km61 miles53 nmSoutheast SE
GondarMon 12:30 PM102 km63 miles55 nmWest W
Mek'eleMon 12:30 PM148 km92 miles80 nmNortheast NE
Bahir DarMon 12:30 PM162 km101 miles88 nmSouthwest SW
DessieMon 12:30 PM215 km134 miles116 nmSoutheast SE
MendeferaMon 12:30 PM251 km156 miles135 nmNorth N
AsmaraMon 12:30 PM302 km188 miles163 nmNorth N
TeseneyMon 12:30 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
KerenMon 12:30 PM346 km215 miles187 nmNorth N
Debre BerhanMon 12:30 PM352 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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