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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

UTC time = Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:46:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' North, Longitude: 33° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.34 meters/second, 1653.6 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' 04.5"25.28 miNorth25.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 15' North, Longitude: 33° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.14 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 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 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.3"988.89 miWest0° 09' 31.9"10.92 miNorth988.71 mi
24 hours11° 22' 39.0"774.48 miEast3° 31' 50.9"242.70 miNorth807.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalWed 12:46 PM286 km178 miles155 nmNorthwest NW
NekemteWed 12:46 PM320 km199 miles173 nmEast-northeast ENE
JimmaWed 12:46 PM335 km208 miles181 nmEast E
JubaWed 12:46 PM434 km269 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
Arba MinchWed 12:46 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast-southeast ESE
AwasaWed 12:46 PM527 km327 miles284 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bahir DarWed 12:46 PM551 km342 miles297 nmNortheast NE
Addis AbabaWed 12:46 PM552 km343 miles298 nmEast-northeast ENE
KostiWed 12:46 PM577 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamaWed 12:46 PM602 km374 miles325 nmEast E

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