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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, August 19, 2013 at 10:00:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' North, Longitude: 30° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 452.72 meters/second, 1629.8 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"1012.57 miWest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 miSouth1012.60 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.4"4.02 miWest0° 19' 44.3"22.61 miSouth22.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 173° 10' West

The ground speed is currently 431.87 meters/second, 1554.7 kilometres/hour, 966.1 miles/hour or 839.5 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"16.10 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.7"965.88 miWest0° 08' 53.2"10.18 miNorth966.26 mi
24 hours13° 38' 04.4"913.20 miEast3° 56' 43.6"271.21 miNorth959.68 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
Al-UbayyidMon 1:00 PM95 km59 miles51 nmNorthwest NW
KostiMon 1:00 PM200 km124 miles108 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalakalMon 1:00 PM355 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumMon 1:00 PM371 km231 miles201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-FashirMon 1:00 PM611 km380 miles330 nmWest W
WauMon 1:00 PM634 km394 miles342 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KassalaMon 1:00 PM670 km416 miles362 nmEast-northeast ENE
TeseneyMon 1:00 PM679 km422 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
GondarMon 1:00 PM713 km443 miles385 nmEast E
Bahir DarMon 1:00 PM715 km444 miles386 nmEast E

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