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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 = Friday, April 12, 2013 at 8:24:00 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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 47' North, Longitude: 54° 12' 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"17.09 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.5"1025.57 miWest0° 00' 54.7"1.04 miNorth1025.55 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.2"4.33 miWest0° 21' 47.7"24.96 miNorth25.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 29' North, Longitude: 75° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.62 meters/second, 1550.2 km/hour, 963.3 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 miNorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.0"963.02 miWest0° 06' 14.9"7.16 miNorth962.78 mi
24 hours11° 36' 11.1"769.69 miEast2° 06' 26.1"144.92 miNorth778.93 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 miles231 nmNorth N
BosasoFri 11:24 AM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoFri 11:24 AM779 km484 miles421 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al MukallaFri 11:24 AM842 km523 miles455 nmNorthwest NW
SalalahFri 12:24 PM910 km565 miles491 nmNorth N
AdenFri 11:24 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuFri 11:24 AM1233 km766 miles666 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiFri 11:24 AM1250 km777 miles675 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaFri 11:24 AM1306 km812 miles705 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 12:24 PM1490 km926 miles804 nmSouth S

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