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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 9:00:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 43' North, Longitude: 45° 46' East

The ground speed is currently 461.64 meters/second, 1661.9 kilometres/hour, 1032.7 miles/hour or 897.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1032.62 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1032.61 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 Latitude: 25° 18' South, Longitude: 66° 51' West

The ground speed is currently 404.47 meters/second, 1456.1 kilometres/hour, 904.8 miles/hour or 786.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 34.7"904.36 miWest0° 00' 33.6"0.64 miNorth904.39 mi
24 hours12° 43' 24.4"795.86 miEast0° 49' 41.8"57.01 miNorth800.57 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kebri DaharSun 12:00 Noon200 km124 miles108 nmNorthwest NW
GalkayoSun 12:00 Noon218 km136 miles118 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuSun 12:00 Noon409 km254 miles221 nmSouth S
HargeisaSun 12:00 Noon465 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BerberaSun 12:00 Noon530 km329 miles286 nmNorth N
BarderaSun 12:00 Noon537 km334 miles290 nmSouthwest SW
Dire DawaSun 12:00 Noon608 km378 miles328 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehSun 12:00 Noon690 km429 miles372 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DikhilSun 12:00 Noon704 km437 miles380 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiSun 12:00 Noon711 km442 miles384 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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