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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° 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
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
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
Dire DawaTue 12:20 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Debre BerhanTue 12:20 PM326 km203 miles176 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al HudaydahTue 12:20 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
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