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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 09:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' North, Longitude: 36° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.76 meters/second, 1655.1 km/hour, 1028.4 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"1028.40 miwest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 minorth1028.38 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.2"4.59 miwest0° 22' 12.7"25.44 minorth25.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 09' North, Longitude: 24° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.74 meters/second, 1608.3 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.3"999.23 miwest0° 10' 39.9"12.21 minorth999.14 mi
24 hours11° 18' 09.6"777.32 mieast4° 03' 55.1"279.38 minorth822.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addis AbabaTue 12:36 PM298 km185 miles161 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamaTue 12:36 PM331 km206 miles179 nmEast-northeast ENE
Debre BerhanTue 12:36 PM409 km254 miles221 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bahir DarTue 12:36 PM443 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DessieTue 12:36 PM521 km323 miles281 nmNortheast NE
GondarTue 12:36 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalakalTue 12:36 PM558 km347 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
LalibelaTue 12:36 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JubaTue 12:36 PM617 km384 miles333 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dire DawaTue 12:36 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
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