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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 09:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
Mek'eleMon 12:30 PM173 km108 miles93 nmEast-northeast ENE
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
Addis AbabaMon 12:30 PM408 km254 miles220 nmSouth S
AdamaMon 12:30 PM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AssabMon 12:30 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast E
Ali SabiehMon 12:30 PM526 km327 miles284 nmEast-southeast ESE
TadjouraMon 12:30 PM526 km327 miles284 nmEast E
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