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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 42' North
Longitude: 41° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.76 meters/second, 1655.1 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"1028.48 miwest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 minorth1028.46 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.2"4.59 miwest0° 22' 12.8"25.44 minorth25.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 06' North
Longitude: 29° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.79 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.4 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"999.41 miwest0° 10' 40.7"12.23 minorth999.32 mi
24 hours11° 18' 07.7"777.43 mieast4° 04' 18.4"279.84 minorth822.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dire DawaTue 12:14 PM211 km131 miles114 nmNorth N
AdamaTue 12:14 PM274 km170 miles148 nmWest-northwest WNW
Debre BerhanTue 12:14 PM316 km197 miles171 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaTue 12:14 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNortheast NE
Addis AbabaTue 12:14 PM347 km216 miles187 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehTue 12:14 PM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DessieTue 12:14 PM438 km272 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiTue 12:14 PM462 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TadjouraTue 12:14 PM473 km294 miles255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerberaTue 12:14 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNortheast NE
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