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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 = Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 9:10:00 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 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
ObockWed 12:10 PM4 km3 miles2 nmSouth S
DjiboutiWed 12:10 PM48 km30 miles26 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TadjouraWed 12:10 PM50 km31 miles27 nmWest-southwest WSW
DorraWed 12:10 PM90 km56 miles48 nmWest W
Ali SabiehWed 12:10 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSouthwest SW
AssabWed 12:10 PM127 km79 miles68 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DikhilWed 12:10 PM141 km87 miles76 nmSouthwest SW
Ta'izzWed 12:10 PM192 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdenWed 12:10 PM209 km130 miles113 nmEast-northeast ENE
BoramaWed 12:10 PM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth S

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