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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° 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 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
Debre BerhanTue 12:36 PM436 km271 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bahir DarTue 12:36 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalakalTue 12:36 PM529 km329 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
DessieTue 12:36 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNortheast NE
GondarTue 12:36 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LalibelaTue 12:36 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JubaTue 12:36 PM591 km367 miles319 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dire DawaTue 12:36 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-northeast ENE
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