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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 09:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
Dire DawaTue 12:24 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
Ali SabiehTue 12:24 PM549 km341 miles296 nmNortheast NE
HargeisaTue 12:24 PM583 km362 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
TadjouraTue 12:24 PM612 km381 miles331 nmNortheast NE
DjiboutiTue 12:24 PM617 km383 miles333 nmNortheast NE
Mek'eleTue 12:24 PM642 km399 miles347 nmNorth N
AssabTue 12:24 PM709 km440 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ta'izzTue 12:24 PM842 km523 miles455 nmNortheast NE
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