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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 47' North
Longitude: 53° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.50 meters/second, 1650.6 km/hour, 1025.6 miles/hour or 891.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.5"1025.64 miwest0° 00' 54.7"1.04 minorth1025.62 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.2"4.34 miwest0° 21' 47.7"24.97 minorth25.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 29' North
Longitude: 75° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.61 meters/second, 1550.2 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.0"963.07 miwest0° 06' 14.8"7.16 minorth962.84 mi
24 hours11° 36' 11.3"769.74 mieast2° 06' 23.9"144.88 minorth778.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuFri 11:24 AM427 km265 miles230 nmNorth N
BosasoFri 11:24 AM588 km365 miles317 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoFri 11:24 AM750 km466 miles405 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al MukallaFri 11:24 AM823 km511 miles444 nmNorthwest NW
SalalahFri 12:24 PM910 km565 miles491 nmNorth N
AdenFri 11:24 AM1073 km666 miles579 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuFri 11:24 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiFri 11:24 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaFri 11:24 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 12:24 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouth S
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