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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

UTC time = Monday, August 19, 2013 at 10:20:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' North, Longitude: 25° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.73 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"1012.59 miWest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 miSouth1012.61 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.5"4.02 miWest0° 19' 44.4"22.62 miSouth22.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 26' South, Longitude: 177° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.97 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 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' 08.8"0.17 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.8"966.12 miWest0° 08' 55.0"10.22 miNorth966.49 mi
24 hours13° 37' 37.4"912.91 miEast3° 57' 21.9"271.94 miNorth959.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-FashirMon 1:20 PM124 km77 miles67 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BiraoMon 11:20 AM428 km266 miles231 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidMon 1:20 PM472 km293 miles255 nmEast E
AbéchéMon 11:20 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
WauMon 1:20 PM593 km369 miles320 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaMon 11:20 AM684 km425 miles369 nmNorthwest NW
MalakalMon 1:20 PM718 km446 miles388 nmEast-southeast ESE
KostiMon 1:20 PM736 km457 miles398 nmEast E
MongoMon 11:20 AM786 km488 miles424 nmWest W
KhartoumMon 1:20 PM787 km489 miles425 nmEast-northeast ENE

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