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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 09:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' North, Longitude: 36° 19' 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"1027.47 miwest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 minorth1027.45 mi
24 hours0° 03' 56.9"4.51 miwest0° 22' 04.6"25.29 minorth25.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 13' North, Longitude: 35° 26' 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"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.4"988.98 miwest0° 09' 32.4"10.93 minorth988.79 mi
24 hours11° 22' 36.3"774.49 mieast3° 32' 06.0"242.99 minorth807.14 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 PM287 km178 miles155 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamaWed 12:36 PM329 km204 miles178 nmEast E
Debre BerhanWed 12:36 PM395 km246 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bahir DarWed 12:36 PM406 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DessieWed 12:36 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNortheast NE
GondarWed 12:36 PM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LalibelaWed 12:36 PM529 km329 miles286 nmNortheast NE
MalakalWed 12:36 PM537 km334 miles290 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dire DawaWed 12:36 PM632 km393 miles341 nmEast-northeast ENE
JubaWed 12:36 PM633 km393 miles342 nmSouthwest SW
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