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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 10:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at 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 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
Al-UbayyidTue 1:10 PM253 km157 miles136 nmEast-northeast ENE
Al-FashirTue 1:10 PM327 km203 miles177 nmWest-northwest WNW
MalakalTue 1:10 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSoutheast SE
KostiTue 1:10 PM508 km316 miles275 nmEast E
WauTue 1:10 PM511 km318 miles276 nmSouth S
KhartoumTue 1:10 PM605 km376 miles326 nmNortheast NE
BiraoTue 11:10 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbéchéTue 11:10 AM802 km498 miles433 nmWest-northwest WNW
YambioTue 1:10 PM857 km533 miles463 nmSouth S
FadaTue 11:10 AM881 km548 miles476 nmNorthwest NW
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