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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 10:10:00 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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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° 21' 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"1013.87 miWest0° 00' 49.6"0.95 miSouth1013.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 41.6"4.16 miWest0° 19' 55.9"22.84 miSouth23.21 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: 161° 56' 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"16.37 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.0"982.37 miWest0° 10' 47.5"12.36 miNorth982.73 mi
24 hours13° 05' 06.1"889.96 miEast4° 32' 33.8"312.19 miNorth948.40 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 PM225 km140 miles121 nmEast-northeast ENE
Al-FashirTue 1:10 PM355 km221 miles192 nmWest-northwest WNW
MalakalTue 1:10 PM477 km296 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
KostiTue 1:10 PM479 km297 miles258 nmEast-northeast ENE
WauTue 1:10 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth S
KhartoumTue 1:10 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNortheast NE
BiraoTue 11:10 AM647 km402 miles349 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbéchéTue 11:10 AM832 km517 miles449 nmWest-northwest WNW
YambioTue 1:10 PM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth S
JubaTue 1:10 PM900 km559 miles486 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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