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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 areas 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 10:14:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 459.75 meters/second, 1655.1 kilometres/hour, 1028.4 miles/hour or 893.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1028.37 miWest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 miNorth1028.35 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° 56' East

The ground speed is currently 446.65 meters/second, 1607.9 kilometres/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"999.02 miWest0° 10' 38.5"12.19 miNorth998.92 mi
24 hours11° 18' 13.1"777.22 miEast4° 03' 12.4"278.56 miNorth822.19 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WauTue 1:14 PM122 km76 miles66 nmEast E
OboTue 11:14 AM260 km162 miles141 nmSouth S
YambioTue 1:14 PM385 km240 miles208 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BiraoTue 11:14 AM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-northwest WNW
BriaTue 11:14 AM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalakalTue 1:14 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast-northeast ENE
JubaTue 1:14 PM609 km379 miles329 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al-FashirTue 1:14 PM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al-UbayyidTue 1:14 PM706 km439 miles381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuluTue 1:14 PM811 km504 miles438 nmSoutheast SE

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