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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' North, Longitude: 56° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.78 meters/second, 1655.2 km/hour, 1028.5 miles/hour or 893.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1028.45 miwest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 minorth1028.43 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.3"4.60 miwest0° 22' 13.2"25.45 minorth25.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' North, Longitude: 43° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.2"999.68 miwest0° 10' 43.0"12.27 minorth999.59 mi
24 hours11° 18' 02.5"777.54 mieast4° 05' 25.6"281.10 minorth823.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuTue 11:14 AM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BosasoTue 11:14 AM936 km581 miles505 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaTue 12:14 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouth S
AdenTue 11:14 AM1422 km883 miles768 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuTue 11:14 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiTue 11:14 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaTue 11:14 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatTue 12:14 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiTue 12:14 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmNorth N
MaleTue 1:14 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmEast E
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