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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 09:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 04' North
Longitude: 38° 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"1027.55 miwest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 minorth1027.53 mi
24 hours0° 03' 56.9"4.51 miwest0° 22' 04.6"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 12' North
Longitude: 37° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.21 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"989.12 miwest0° 09' 32.9"10.94 minorth988.93 mi
24 hours11° 22' 34.0"774.56 mieast3° 32' 19.7"243.27 minorth807.29 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 PM95 km59 miles52 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addis AbabaWed 12:26 PM107 km66 miles58 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dire DawaWed 12:26 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ali SabiehWed 12:26 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
Mek'eleWed 12:26 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth N
TadjouraWed 12:26 PM628 km390 miles339 nmNortheast NE
HargeisaWed 12:26 PM629 km391 miles340 nmEast-northeast ENE
DjiboutiWed 12:26 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNortheast NE
AssabWed 12:26 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNortheast NE
MalakalWed 12:26 PM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-northwest WNW
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