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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 9:26:00 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 09:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' North, Longitude: 38° 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"1027.48 miWest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 miNorth1027.46 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 09:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 12' North, Longitude: 37° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.22 meters/second, 1592.0 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 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' 40.5"989.06 miWest0° 09' 33.0"10.94 miNorth988.87 mi
24 hours11° 22' 33.9"774.51 miEast3° 32' 21.4"243.28 miNorth807.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamaWed 12:26 PM72 km44 miles39 nmNortheast NE
Addis AbabaWed 12:26 PM105 km65 miles57 nmNorth N
AwasaWed 12:26 PM119 km74 miles64 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GobaWed 12:26 PM173 km107 miles93 nmSoutheast SE
Debre BerhanWed 12:26 PM194 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JimmaWed 12:26 PM224 km139 miles121 nmWest-southwest WSW
Arba MinchWed 12:26 PM266 km165 miles144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NekemteWed 12:26 PM275 km171 miles148 nmWest-northwest WNW
DessieWed 12:26 PM350 km218 miles189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dire DawaWed 12:26 PM374 km232 miles202 nmEast-northeast ENE

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