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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 27' North
Longitude: 35° 59' 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"1026.58 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 minorth1026.56 mi
24 hours0° 03' 52.5"4.42 miwest0° 21' 56.1"25.13 minorth25.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 46' North
Longitude: 46° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.32 meters/second, 1570.7 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"975.88 miwest0° 08' 00.4"9.18 minorth975.64 mi
24 hours11° 29' 41.0"772.41 mieast2° 51' 23.2"196.41 minorth792.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addis AbabaThu 12:36 PM312 km194 miles168 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamaThu 12:36 PM363 km225 miles196 nmEast E
MalakalThu 12:36 PM489 km304 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
JubaThu 12:36 PM627 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
KostiThu 12:36 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNorthwest NW
Dire DawaThu 12:36 PM659 km410 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mek'eleThu 12:36 PM677 km420 miles365 nmNortheast NE
TeseneyThu 12:36 PM741 km461 miles400 nmNorth N
GuluThu 12:36 PM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraThu 12:36 PM766 km476 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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