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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 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' North, Longitude: 30° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.72 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"1012.64 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1012.67 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.4"4.02 miwest0° 19' 44.3"22.62 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° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.88 meters/second, 1554.8 km/hour, 966.1 miles/hour or 839.5 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' 16.7"965.96 miwest0° 08' 53.2"10.19 minorth966.34 mi
24 hours13° 38' 02.9"913.25 mieast3° 56' 45.8"271.27 minorth959.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-UbayyidMon 1:00 PM74 km46 miles40 nmNorthwest NW
KostiMon 1:00 PM229 km142 miles124 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalakalMon 1:00 PM364 km226 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumMon 1:00 PM387 km240 miles209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-FashirMon 1:00 PM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
WauMon 1:00 PM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KassalaMon 1:00 PM697 km433 miles376 nmEast-northeast ENE
TeseneyMon 1:00 PM706 km439 miles381 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bahir DarMon 1:00 PM745 km463 miles402 nmEast E
JubaMon 1:00 PM869 km540 miles469 nmSouth S
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