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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

UTC time = Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 9:36:00 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).

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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
JimmaTue 12:36 PM49 km30 miles26 nmEast E
NekemteTue 12:36 PM154 km96 miles83 nmNorth N
Arba MinchTue 12:36 PM225 km140 miles122 nmSoutheast SE
AwasaTue 12:36 PM242 km150 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
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

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