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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 Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 60' North, Longitude: 43° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.84 meters/second, 1633.8 km/hour, 1015.2 miles/hour or 882.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.92 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.92 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1015.09 miwest0° 00' 50.1"0.96 misouth1015.11 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.2"4.29 miwest0° 20' 06.9"23.04 misouth23.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' South, Longitude: 134° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.76 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 27' 55.2"994.81 miwest0° 11' 47.7"13.51 minorth995.08 mi
24 hours12° 36' 17.3"866.86 mieast4° 47' 22.9"329.11 minorth929.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DjiboutiWed 12:10 PM48 km30 miles26 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TadjouraWed 12:10 PM50 km31 miles27 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ali SabiehWed 12:10 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSouthwest SW
AssabWed 12:10 PM127 km79 miles68 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ta'izzWed 12:10 PM192 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdenWed 12:10 PM208 km129 miles112 nmEast-northeast ENE
BoramaWed 12:10 PM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth S
BerberaWed 12:10 PM255 km159 miles138 nmSoutheast SE
HargeisaWed 12:10 PM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dire DawaWed 12:10 PM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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