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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 10:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' North, Longitude: 25° 37' 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"1012.66 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1012.69 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: 178° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.98 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"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.8"966.20 miwest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 minorth966.57 mi
24 hours13° 37' 36.0"912.95 mieast3° 57' 23.9"272.00 minorth959.65 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 PM112 km70 miles61 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BiraoMon 11:20 AM404 km251 miles218 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidMon 1:20 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast E
AbéchéMon 11:20 AM536 km333 miles289 nmWest-northwest WNW
WauMon 1:20 PM606 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaMon 11:20 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
MalakalMon 1:20 PM745 km463 miles402 nmEast-southeast ESE
MongoMon 11:20 AM756 km470 miles408 nmWest W
KostiMon 1:20 PM766 km476 miles414 nmEast E
KhartoumMon 1:20 PM815 km506 miles440 nmEast-northeast ENE
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