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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 09:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 42' North
Longitude: 44° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.77 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"1028.49 miwest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 minorth1028.47 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.3"4.59 miwest0° 22' 12.9"25.45 minorth25.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 09:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 04' North
Longitude: 31° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.82 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.5 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"999.47 miwest0° 10' 41.1"12.24 minorth999.38 mi
24 hours11° 18' 06.8"777.45 mieast4° 04' 29.3"280.05 minorth822.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HargeisaTue 12:04 PM206 km128 miles111 nmNorth N
BerberaTue 12:04 PM319 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dire DawaTue 12:04 PM325 km202 miles175 nmNorthwest NW
GalkayoTue 12:04 PM380 km236 miles205 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ali SabiehTue 12:04 PM412 km256 miles223 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiTue 12:04 PM443 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TadjouraTue 12:04 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamaTue 12:04 PM542 km337 miles292 nmWest W
AdenTue 12:04 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth N
AssabTue 12:04 PM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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