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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 8:34:00 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 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' North, Longitude: 51° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.50 meters/second, 1650.6 km/hour, 1025.6 miles/hour or 891.2 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"1025.56 miWest0° 00' 54.7"1.04 miNorth1025.54 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.1"4.33 miWest0° 21' 47.6"24.96 miNorth25.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' North, Longitude: 73° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.58 meters/second, 1550.1 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 miNorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.0"962.93 miWest0° 06' 14.2"7.15 miNorth962.69 mi
24 hours11° 36' 13.4"769.66 miEast2° 06' 05.4"144.52 miNorth778.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoFri 11:34 AM390 km242 miles210 nmNorthwest NW
HadibuFri 11:34 AM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GalkayoFri 11:34 AM521 km324 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al MukallaFri 11:34 AM694 km431 miles375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HargeisaFri 11:34 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest W
AdenFri 11:34 AM853 km530 miles460 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalalahFri 12:34 PM946 km588 miles511 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DjiboutiFri 11:34 AM987 km613 miles533 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzFri 11:34 AM992 km617 miles536 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehFri 11:34 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmWest-northwest WNW

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