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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 09:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' North, Longitude: 40° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.28 meters/second, 1631.8 km/hour, 1014.0 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"1013.90 miwest0° 00' 49.6"0.95 misouth1013.92 mi
24 hours0° 03' 41.3"4.16 miwest0° 19' 55.6"22.83 misouth23.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' South, Longitude: 150° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.99 meters/second, 1580.4 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.3"981.92 miwest0° 10' 44.4"12.30 minorth982.28 mi
24 hours13° 06' 11.6"890.84 mieast4° 31' 41.9"311.22 minorth948.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DessieTue 12:20 PM166 km103 miles90 nmSouthwest SW
LalibelaTue 12:20 PM169 km105 miles91 nmWest W
Mek'eleTue 12:20 PM175 km109 miles95 nmNorthwest NW
AssabTue 12:20 PM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
TadjouraTue 12:20 PM259 km161 miles140 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ali SabiehTue 12:20 PM267 km166 miles144 nmEast-southeast ESE
DjiboutiTue 12:20 PM293 km182 miles158 nmEast-southeast ESE
Debre BerhanTue 12:20 PM314 km195 miles170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dire DawaTue 12:20 PM334 km207 miles180 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GondarTue 12:20 PM338 km210 miles183 nmWest W
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