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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at 08:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 53' North
Longitude: 44° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.02 meters/second, 1634.5 km/hour, 1015.6 miles/hour or 882.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.93 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.93 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.5"1015.55 miwest0° 00' 50.9"0.97 minorth1015.53 mi
24 hours0° 02' 58.7"3.36 miwest0° 20' 15.6"23.21 minorth23.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 59' South
Longitude: 54° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.93 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.6"954.85 miwest0° 05' 16.6"6.05 minorth955.09 mi
24 hours13° 28' 19.1"891.34 mieast2° 35' 09.8"177.83 minorth914.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdenMon 11:58 AM105 km66 miles57 nmNorth N
DjiboutiMon 11:58 AM195 km121 miles105 nmWest W
Ta'izzMon 11:58 AM211 km131 miles114 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TadjouraMon 11:58 AM221 km137 miles119 nmWest W
Ali SabiehMon 11:58 AM253 km157 miles137 nmWest-southwest WSW
AssabMon 11:58 AM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaMon 11:58 AM273 km170 miles147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al HudaydahMon 11:58 AM386 km240 miles208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SanaMon 11:58 AM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth N
Dire DawaMon 11:58 AM418 km260 miles226 nmSouthwest SW
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