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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 9:14:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 7° 42' North, Longitude: 41° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 459.76 meters/second, 1655.2 kilometres/hour, 1028.5 miles/hour or 893.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1028.41 miWest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 miNorth1028.39 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.2"4.59 miWest0° 22' 12.9"25.44 miNorth25.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' North, Longitude: 29° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 446.80 meters/second, 1608.5 kilometres/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"999.35 miWest0° 10' 40.8"12.23 miNorth999.26 mi
24 hours11° 18' 07.6"777.38 miEast4° 04' 19.5"279.84 miNorth822.83 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DegehaburTue 12:14 PM193 km120 miles104 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dire DawaTue 12:14 PM210 km130 miles113 nmNorth N
Kebri BeyahTue 12:14 PM210 km130 miles113 nmNortheast NE
GobaTue 12:14 PM225 km140 miles122 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamaTue 12:14 PM303 km188 miles164 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaTue 12:14 PM316 km196 miles170 nmNortheast NE
Debre BerhanTue 12:14 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaTue 12:14 PM375 km233 miles203 nmWest-northwest WNW
DikhilTue 12:14 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth N
AwasaTue 12:14 PM383 km238 miles207 nmWest W

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