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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 = Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 8:44:00 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 Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' North, Longitude: 49° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.99 meters/second, 1641.6 km/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1019.91 miWest0° 00' 51.9"0.99 miSouth1019.94 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.1"4.78 miWest0° 20' 49.3"23.85 miSouth24.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 38' North, Longitude: 79° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.57 meters/second, 1582.5 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.39 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.0"983.13 miWest0° 08' 58.8"10.29 miNorth982.92 mi
24 hours11° 42' 45.8"793.57 miEast3° 15' 04.2"223.50 miNorth819.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoSun 11:44 AM80 km50 miles43 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al MukallaSun 11:44 AM432 km269 miles233 nmNorth N
GalkayoSun 11:44 AM487 km302 miles263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BerberaSun 11:44 AM494 km307 miles267 nmWest W
HadibuSun 11:44 AM538 km334 miles291 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenSun 11:44 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaSun 11:44 AM610 km379 miles329 nmWest W
Ta'izzSun 11:44 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiSun 11:44 AM704 km438 miles380 nmWest W
TadjouraSun 11:44 AM736 km457 miles397 nmWest W

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