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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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' North, Longitude: 45° 34' 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"1013.88 miwest0° 00' 49.6"0.95 misouth1013.91 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° 21' 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"981.71 miwest0° 10' 43.2"12.28 minorth982.07 mi
24 hours13° 06' 38.6"891.18 mieast4° 31' 20.2"310.81 minorth949.20 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 Noon83 km51 miles45 nmNorthwest NW
Ta'izzTue 12:00 Noon218 km135 miles118 nmNorthwest NW
BerberaTue 12:00 Noon218 km135 miles118 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiTue 12:00 Noon276 km172 miles149 nmWest-southwest WSW
TadjouraTue 12:00 Noon299 km186 miles161 nmWest-southwest WSW
AssabTue 12:00 Noon316 km197 miles171 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehTue 12:00 Noon338 km210 miles183 nmWest-southwest WSW
HargeisaTue 12:00 Noon348 km216 miles188 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SanaTue 12:00 Noon365 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al HudaydahTue 12:00 Noon394 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW
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