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Day and Night World Map

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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 10:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 19' North
Longitude: 28° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.30 meters/second, 1631.9 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"1013.94 miwest0° 00' 49.6"0.95 misouth1013.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 41.6"4.16 miwest0° 19' 56.1"22.84 misouth23.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 30' South
Longitude: 162° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.22 meters/second, 1581.2 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.1"982.45 miwest0° 10' 47.5"12.36 minorth982.81 mi
24 hours13° 05' 04.5"890.01 mieast4° 32' 35.1"312.23 minorth948.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalTue 1:10 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSoutheast SE
WauTue 1:10 PM511 km318 miles276 nmSouth S
KhartoumTue 1:10 PM605 km376 miles326 nmNortheast NE
JubaTue 1:10 PM912 km567 miles493 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KassalaTue 1:10 PM965 km600 miles521 nmEast-northeast ENE
TeseneyTue 1:10 PM979 km608 miles529 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsmaraTue 1:10 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addis AbabaTue 1:10 PM1225 km761 miles661 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanguiTue 11:10 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaTue 11:10 AM1416 km880 miles764 nmWest W
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