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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 10:10:00 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 10:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' North, Longitude: 28° 24' 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"1012.58 miWest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 miSouth1012.60 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.4"4.02 miWest0° 19' 44.4"22.62 miSouth22.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' South, Longitude: 175° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 431.92 meters/second, 1554.9 kilometres/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 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' 08.8"0.17 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.3"966.00 miWest0° 08' 54.1"10.20 miNorth966.37 mi
24 hours13° 37' 50.9"913.06 miEast3° 57' 02.7"271.58 miNorth959.63 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 1:10 PM206 km128 miles111 nmEast-northeast ENE
Al-FashirMon 1:10 PM348 km216 miles188 nmWest-northwest WNW
KostiMon 1:10 PM466 km290 miles252 nmEast E
MalakalMon 1:10 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSoutheast SE
WauMon 1:10 PM549 km341 miles297 nmSouth S
KhartoumMon 1:10 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNortheast NE
BiraoMon 11:10 AM666 km414 miles360 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbéchéMon 11:10 AM831 km516 miles449 nmWest W
YambioMon 1:10 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth S
KassalaMon 1:10 PM918 km570 miles496 nmEast-northeast ENE

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