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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 09:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at 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 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
Debre BerhanWed 12:26 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DessieWed 12:26 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dire DawaWed 12:26 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bahir DarWed 12:26 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LalibelaWed 12:26 PM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth N
GondarWed 12:26 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ali SabiehWed 12:26 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
Mek'eleWed 12:26 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth N
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