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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 = Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 9:00:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' North, Longitude: 45° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.27 meters/second, 1631.8 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"1013.81 miWest0° 00' 49.6"0.95 miSouth1013.83 mi
24 hours0° 03' 41.2"4.16 miWest0° 19' 55.5"22.83 miSouth23.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 43' South, Longitude: 145° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.89 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.8 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.36 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 26' 34.0"981.63 miWest0° 10' 43.1"12.28 miNorth981.99 mi
24 hours13° 06' 40.2"891.13 miEast4° 31' 18.9"310.76 miNorth949.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdenTue 12:00 Noon102 km64 miles55 nmWest-northwest WNW
BerberaTue 12:00 Noon228 km142 miles123 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ta'izzTue 12:00 Noon242 km151 miles131 nmNorthwest NW
ObockTue 12:00 Noon281 km175 miles152 nmWest W
DjiboutiTue 12:00 Noon306 km190 miles165 nmWest-southwest WSW
TadjouraTue 12:00 Noon329 km204 miles177 nmWest W
AssabTue 12:00 Noon346 km215 miles187 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaTue 12:00 Noon363 km226 miles196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ali SabiehTue 12:00 Noon366 km228 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
SanaTue 12:00 Noon378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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