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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 28, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 35' North
Longitude: 36° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.49 meters/second, 1647.0 km/hour, 1023.4 miles/hour or 889.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.06 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.06 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1023.37 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 misouth1023.40 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.4"5.10 miwest0° 21' 18.2"24.41 misouth24.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 02' North
Longitude: 56° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.37 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.82 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.2"949.08 miwest0° 02' 51.8"3.28 minorth948.95 mi
24 hours11° 40' 23.2"763.45 mieast0° 43' 11.0"49.51 minorth763.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addis AbabaWed 12:34 PM253 km157 miles136 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamaWed 12:34 PM323 km201 miles175 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalakalWed 12:34 PM533 km331 miles288 nmWest W
Mek'eleWed 12:34 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNortheast NE
Dire DawaWed 12:34 PM586 km364 miles316 nmEast E
TeseneyWed 12:34 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorth N
KassalaWed 12:34 PM649 km403 miles350 nmNorth N
AsmaraWed 12:34 PM688 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ali SabiehWed 12:34 PM699 km434 miles377 nmEast-northeast ENE
KerenWed 12:34 PM717 km445 miles387 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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