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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 Monday, August 26, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 18' North
Longitude: 49° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.50 meters/second, 1643.4 km/hour, 1021.2 miles/hour or 887.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1021.13 miwest0° 00' 52.3"1.00 misouth1021.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.8"4.89 miwest0° 20' 59.2"24.04 misouth24.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 26, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 54' North
Longitude: 68° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.79 meters/second, 1561.7 km/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.17 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.8"970.23 miwest0° 07' 09.1"8.20 minorth969.99 mi
24 hours11° 41' 57.4"782.20 mieast2° 28' 31.2"170.22 minorth795.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoMon 11:44 AM109 km68 miles59 nmNorth N
GalkayoMon 11:44 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BerberaMon 11:44 AM456 km283 miles246 nmWest W
Al MukallaMon 11:44 AM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth N
AdenMon 11:44 AM534 km332 miles289 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaMon 11:44 AM566 km352 miles306 nmWest W
HadibuMon 11:44 AM589 km366 miles318 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ta'izzMon 11:44 AM669 km416 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiMon 11:44 AM674 km419 miles364 nmWest-northwest WNW
TadjouraMon 11:44 AM707 km439 miles382 nmWest-northwest WNW
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