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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 08:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' North, Longitude: 51° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.37 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"1027.51 miwest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 minorth1027.49 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 Latitude: 10° 04' North, Longitude: 49° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.7 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"989.48 miwest0° 09' 35.8"10.99 minorth989.30 mi
24 hours11° 22' 21.0"774.59 mieast3° 33' 37.0"244.72 minorth807.78 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 AM427 km265 miles231 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GalkayoWed 11:36 AM453 km282 miles245 nmWest-southwest WSW
HadibuWed 11:36 AM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaWed 11:36 AM756 km469 miles408 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HargeisaWed 11:36 AM816 km507 miles441 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdenWed 11:36 AM871 km541 miles470 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuWed 11:36 AM940 km584 miles508 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiWed 11:36 AM979 km608 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzWed 11:36 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehWed 11:36 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmWest-northwest WNW
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