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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 05' North
Longitude: 36° 03' 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"1027.54 miwest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 minorth1027.52 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 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 13' North
Longitude: 35° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.18 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 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' 40.4"989.04 miwest0° 09' 32.4"10.93 minorth988.85 mi
24 hours11° 22' 36.7"774.55 mieast3° 32' 04.3"242.97 minorth807.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addis AbabaWed 12:36 PM316 km196 miles171 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamaWed 12:36 PM359 km223 miles194 nmEast E
MalakalWed 12:36 PM508 km316 miles274 nmWest-northwest WNW
JubaWed 12:36 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
Dire DawaWed 12:36 PM662 km411 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
KostiWed 12:36 PM674 km418 miles364 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mek'eleWed 12:36 PM707 km439 miles382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuluWed 12:36 PM718 km446 miles388 nmSouthwest SW
LiraWed 12:36 PM733 km455 miles396 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TeseneyWed 12:36 PM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth N
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