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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 09:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' North, Longitude: 36° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.92 meters/second, 1652.1 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"1026.51 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 minorth1026.49 mi
24 hours0° 03' 52.5"4.42 miwest0° 21' 56.1"25.12 minorth25.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 45' North, Longitude: 46° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.32 meters/second, 1570.8 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.6"975.82 miwest0° 08' 00.6"9.18 minorth975.59 mi
24 hours11° 29' 40.7"772.36 mieast2° 51' 25.4"196.44 minorth792.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NekemteThu 12:36 PM78 km49 miles42 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JimmaThu 12:36 PM107 km66 miles58 nmSoutheast SE
Addis AbabaThu 12:36 PM282 km175 miles152 nmEast-northeast ENE
AwasaThu 12:36 PM290 km180 miles156 nmEast-southeast ESE
Arba MinchThu 12:36 PM303 km188 miles163 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamaThu 12:36 PM332 km206 miles179 nmEast E
Bahir DarThu 12:36 PM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Debre BerhanThu 12:36 PM386 km240 miles208 nmEast-northeast ENE
DessieThu 12:36 PM475 km295 miles257 nmNortheast NE
GondarThu 12:36 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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