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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° 08' 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"1012.61 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1012.64 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.2"4.02 miwest0° 19' 44.1"22.61 misouth22.97 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: 166° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.72 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"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 25' 15.2"965.61 miwest0° 08' 50.5"10.13 minorth965.99 mi
24 hours13° 38' 43.2"913.70 mieast3° 55' 48.2"270.18 minorth959.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GondarMon 12:30 PM72 km45 miles39 nmWest W
LalibelaMon 12:30 PM121 km75 miles65 nmSoutheast SE
Bahir DarMon 12:30 PM143 km89 miles77 nmSouthwest SW
Mek'eleMon 12:30 PM173 km108 miles93 nmEast-northeast ENE
DessieMon 12:30 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSoutheast SE
AsmaraMon 12:30 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TeseneyMon 12:30 PM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KerenMon 12:30 PM347 km216 miles188 nmNorth N
KassalaMon 12:30 PM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Debre BerhanMon 12:30 PM364 km226 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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