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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 Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' North, Longitude: 49° 15' 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"1019.99 miwest0° 00' 51.9"0.99 misouth1020.01 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° 39' North, Longitude: 79° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.57 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.4 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"983.19 miwest0° 08' 58.8"10.29 minorth982.98 mi
24 hours11° 42' 45.8"793.62 mieast3° 15' 02.2"223.48 minorth819.61 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 AM71 km44 miles38 nmNorth N
Al MukallaSun 11:44 AM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth N
BerberaSun 11:44 AM464 km288 miles250 nmWest W
GalkayoSun 11:44 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdenSun 11:44 AM522 km324 miles282 nmWest-northwest WNW
HadibuSun 11:44 AM566 km352 miles306 nmEast-northeast ENE
HargeisaSun 11:44 AM580 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzSun 11:44 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiSun 11:44 AM674 km419 miles364 nmWest W
TadjouraSun 11:44 AM706 km439 miles381 nmWest W
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