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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

UTC time = Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:14:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' North, Longitude: 41° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.35 meters/second, 1653.7 km/hour, 1027.5 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"1027.49 miWest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 miNorth1027.47 mi
24 hours0° 03' 57.0"4.51 miWest0° 22' 04.7"25.29 miNorth25.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 10' North, Longitude: 40° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.26 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 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' 40.7"989.16 miWest0° 09' 33.7"10.95 miNorth988.98 mi
24 hours11° 22' 30.6"774.53 miEast3° 32' 39.6"243.63 miNorth807.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dire DawaWed 12:14 PM169 km105 miles91 nmNorth N
DegehaburWed 12:14 PM192 km119 miles104 nmEast E
GobaWed 12:14 PM236 km147 miles127 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamaWed 12:14 PM286 km178 miles154 nmWest W
HargeisaWed 12:14 PM297 km184 miles160 nmNortheast NE
Debre BerhanWed 12:14 PM308 km192 miles166 nmNorthwest NW
DikhilWed 12:14 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth N
Addis AbabaWed 12:14 PM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehWed 12:14 PM355 km220 miles191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AwasaWed 12:14 PM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW

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