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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 10:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' North, Longitude: 26° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.75 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"1028.44 miwest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 minorth1028.42 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.1"4.59 miwest0° 22' 12.5"25.44 minorth25.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' North, Longitude: 14° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.64 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.3"999.08 miwest0° 10' 38.5"12.19 minorth998.98 mi
24 hours11° 18' 13.2"777.27 mieast4° 03' 11.1"278.56 minorth822.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WauTue 1:14 PM153 km95 miles82 nmEast E
OboTue 11:14 AM257 km160 miles139 nmSouth S
YambioTue 1:14 PM400 km248 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BiraoTue 11:14 AM508 km316 miles274 nmNorthwest NW
BriaTue 11:14 AM527 km327 miles284 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalakalTue 1:14 PM591 km368 miles319 nmEast-northeast ENE
JubaTue 1:14 PM636 km395 miles343 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al-FashirTue 1:14 PM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al-UbayyidTue 1:14 PM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KisanganiTue 12:14 PM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth S
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