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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 09:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' North, Longitude: 39° 07' 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"1028.47 miwest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 minorth1028.46 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.2"4.59 miwest0° 22' 12.8"25.44 minorth25.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 09:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 07' North, Longitude: 26° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.77 meters/second, 1608.4 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' 46.3"999.36 miwest0° 10' 40.3"12.22 minorth999.27 mi
24 hours11° 18' 08.5"777.40 mieast4° 04' 07.3"279.63 minorth822.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamaTue 12:24 PM94 km59 miles51 nmNorth N
Addis AbabaTue 12:24 PM151 km94 miles81 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Debre BerhanTue 12:24 PM224 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dire DawaTue 12:24 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
DessieTue 12:24 PM384 km239 miles207 nmNorth N
Bahir DarTue 12:24 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LalibelaTue 12:24 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth N
Ali SabiehTue 12:24 PM549 km341 miles296 nmNortheast NE
GondarTue 12:24 PM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HargeisaTue 12:24 PM583 km362 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
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