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Day and Night World Map

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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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 21' North
Longitude: 58° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.25 meters/second, 1631.7 km/hour, 1013.9 miles/hour or 881.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.90 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.90 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.0"1013.83 miwest0° 00' 49.6"0.95 misouth1013.86 mi
24 hours0° 03' 41.0"4.15 miwest0° 19' 55.1"22.82 misouth23.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 52' South
Longitude: 133° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.65 meters/second, 1579.1 km/hour, 981.2 miles/hour or 852.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.2"981.17 miwest0° 10' 40.0"12.22 minorth981.53 mi
24 hours13° 07' 46.1"892.01 mieast4° 30' 25.0"309.75 minorth949.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahTue 12:10 PM671 km417 miles362 nmNorthwest NW
BosasoTue 11:10 AM976 km606 miles527 nmWest W
Al MukallaTue 11:10 AM998 km620 miles539 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatTue 12:10 PM1247 km775 miles673 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiTue 12:10 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenTue 11:10 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest W
DubaiTue 12:10 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmNorth N
SanaTue 11:10 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmWest-northwest WNW
DohaTue 11:10 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiTue 11:10 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmWest W
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