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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 Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' North, Longitude: 51° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.94 meters/second, 1652.2 km/hour, 1026.6 miles/hour or 892.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.7"1026.63 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 minorth1026.61 mi
24 hours0° 03' 52.7"4.43 miwest0° 21' 56.5"25.13 minorth25.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 37' North, Longitude: 61° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.58 meters/second, 1571.7 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.4"976.47 miwest0° 08' 04.9"9.26 minorth976.24 mi
24 hours11° 29' 21.8"772.51 mieast2° 53' 17.7"198.60 minorth792.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoThu 11:34 AM404 km251 miles218 nmNorthwest NW
GalkayoThu 11:34 AM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
HadibuThu 11:34 AM543 km338 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaThu 11:34 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HargeisaThu 11:34 AM825 km513 miles446 nmWest W
AdenThu 11:34 AM860 km535 miles465 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiThu 11:34 AM978 km608 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuThu 11:34 AM981 km610 miles530 nmSouthwest SW
SalalahThu 12:34 PM991 km616 miles535 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ta'izzThu 11:34 AM995 km619 miles537 nmNorthwest NW
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