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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 09:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 42' North
Longitude: 36° 07' 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"1028.47 miwest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 minorth1028.45 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 10' North
Longitude: 23° 52' 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"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.3"999.29 miwest0° 10' 39.9"12.21 minorth999.20 mi
24 hours11° 18' 09.7"777.37 mieast4° 03' 53.8"279.37 minorth822.64 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 PM325 km202 miles176 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamaTue 12:36 PM360 km224 miles195 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalakalTue 12:36 PM529 km329 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
JubaTue 12:36 PM591 km367 miles319 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dire DawaTue 12:36 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuluTue 12:36 PM690 km429 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
LiraTue 12:36 PM701 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KostiTue 12:36 PM712 km442 miles384 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mek'eleTue 12:36 PM738 km459 miles399 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbaleTue 12:36 PM764 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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