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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 09:36:00 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
Bahir DarWed 12:36 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Debre BerhanWed 12:36 PM423 km263 miles228 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalakalWed 12:36 PM508 km316 miles274 nmWest-northwest WNW
DessieWed 12:36 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNortheast NE
GondarWed 12:36 PM525 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LalibelaWed 12:36 PM547 km340 miles295 nmNortheast NE
JubaWed 12:36 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
Dire DawaWed 12:36 PM662 km411 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
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