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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 08:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 04' North
Longitude: 51° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.36 meters/second, 1653.7 km/hour, 1027.6 miles/hour or 892.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1027.58 miwest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 minorth1027.56 mi
24 hours0° 03' 57.1"4.51 miwest0° 22' 04.9"25.29 minorth25.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 08:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 04' North
Longitude: 49° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.9"989.54 miwest0° 09' 35.7"10.99 minorth989.35 mi
24 hours11° 22' 21.2"774.64 mieast3° 33' 35.3"244.71 minorth807.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoWed 11:36 AM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HargeisaWed 11:36 AM786 km488 miles424 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdenWed 11:36 AM847 km526 miles457 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuWed 11:36 AM919 km571 miles496 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiWed 11:36 AM950 km591 miles513 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehWed 11:36 AM977 km607 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzWed 11:36 AM982 km610 miles530 nmNorthwest NW
TadjouraWed 11:36 AM986 km612 miles532 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dire DawaWed 11:36 AM1025 km637 miles553 nmWest W
SanaWed 11:36 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmNorthwest NW
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