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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 Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 60' North
Longitude: 43° 00' 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"1015.16 miwest0° 00' 50.1"0.96 misouth1015.19 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.2"4.29 miwest0° 20' 07.0"23.05 misouth23.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 09' South
Longitude: 134° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.76 meters/second, 1601.2 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.6 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"994.89 miwest0° 11' 47.7"13.51 minorth995.16 mi
24 hours12° 36' 16.0"866.90 mieast4° 47' 23.2"329.13 minorth929.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TadjouraWed 12:10 PM27 km17 miles15 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiWed 12:10 PM48 km30 miles26 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ali SabiehWed 12:10 PM99 km62 miles53 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AssabWed 12:10 PM116 km72 miles62 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ta'izzWed 12:10 PM206 km128 miles111 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdenWed 12:10 PM236 km146 miles127 nmEast-northeast ENE
HargeisaWed 12:10 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dire DawaWed 12:10 PM294 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al HudaydahWed 12:10 PM310 km193 miles167 nmNorth N
SanaWed 12:10 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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