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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 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' North, Longitude: 41° 33' 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"1027.56 miwest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 minorth1027.54 mi
24 hours0° 03' 56.9"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° 29' 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"989.22 miwest0° 09' 33.5"10.95 minorth989.04 mi
24 hours11° 22' 30.9"774.58 mieast3° 32' 37.9"243.61 minorth807.42 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 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamaWed 12:14 PM256 km159 miles138 nmWest-northwest WNW
Debre BerhanWed 12:14 PM284 km176 miles153 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaWed 12:14 PM323 km200 miles174 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addis AbabaWed 12:14 PM325 km202 miles175 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehWed 12:14 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DessieWed 12:14 PM399 km248 miles215 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiWed 12:14 PM427 km265 miles230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TadjouraWed 12:14 PM436 km271 miles236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerberaWed 12:14 PM462 km287 miles250 nmNortheast NE
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