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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 parts 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).

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= 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 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"1032.62 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 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' 34.7"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 zenith

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

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
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
BosasoSun 12:00 Noon722 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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