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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° 37' 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"1028.52 miwest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 minorth1028.50 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° 43' 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"999.74 miwest0° 10' 42.9"12.27 minorth999.65 mi
24 hours11° 18' 02.7"777.59 mieast4° 05' 24.3"281.10 minorth823.51 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 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BosasoTue 11:14 AM908 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoTue 11:14 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmWest W
VictoriaTue 12:14 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmSouth S
AdenTue 11:14 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuTue 11:14 AM1398 km868 miles755 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiTue 11:14 AM1540 km957 miles831 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaTue 11:14 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatTue 12:14 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiTue 12:14 PM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth N
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