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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 Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 43' North
Longitude: 45° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.64 meters/second, 1661.9 km/hour, 1032.7 miles/hour or 897.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.70 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1032.68 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.6"4.98 miwest0° 22' 49.6"26.14 minorth26.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 25° 18' South
Longitude: 67° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.47 meters/second, 1456.1 km/hour, 904.8 miles/hour or 786.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"15.08 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.08 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.8"904.42 miwest0° 00' 33.7"0.65 minorth904.46 mi
24 hours12° 43' 22.9"795.89 mieast0° 49' 45.3"57.08 minorth800.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoSun 12:00 Noon245 km152 miles132 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuSun 12:00 Noon406 km252 miles219 nmSouth S
HargeisaSun 12:00 Noon454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BerberaSun 12:00 Noon526 km327 miles284 nmNorth N
Dire DawaSun 12:00 Noon587 km365 miles317 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehSun 12:00 Noon675 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiSun 12:00 Noon699 km434 miles378 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TadjouraSun 12:00 Noon731 km454 miles394 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BosasoSun 12:00 Noon738 km459 miles399 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KismayoSun 12:00 Noon747 km464 miles403 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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