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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 9:20:00 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 09:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' North, Longitude: 40° 51' 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"1013.82 miWest0° 00' 49.6"0.95 miSouth1013.85 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: 149° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.98 meters/second, 1580.3 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"16.36 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.2"981.84 miWest0° 10' 44.4"12.30 miNorth982.20 mi
24 hours13° 06' 13.2"890.80 miEast4° 31' 40.6"311.17 miNorth948.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DorraTue 12:20 PM178 km111 miles96 nmEast E
DessieTue 12:20 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouthwest SW
Mek'eleTue 12:20 PM197 km123 miles106 nmNorthwest NW
LalibelaTue 12:20 PM199 km124 miles108 nmWest W
EddTue 12:20 PM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DikhilTue 12:20 PM214 km133 miles116 nmSoutheast SE
AssabTue 12:20 PM219 km136 miles118 nmEast-northeast ENE
TadjouraTue 12:20 PM230 km143 miles124 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ali SabiehTue 12:20 PM241 km150 miles130 nmEast-southeast ESE
DjiboutiTue 12:20 PM263 km164 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE

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