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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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' North, Longitude: 51° 25' 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"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.5"1025.63 miwest0° 00' 54.7"1.04 minorth1025.61 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° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.57 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"962.98 miwest0° 06' 14.0"7.15 minorth962.75 mi
24 hours11° 36' 13.8"769.72 mieast2° 06' 03.0"144.49 minorth778.88 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 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNorthwest NW
GalkayoFri 11:34 AM493 km307 miles266 nmWest-southwest WSW
HadibuFri 11:34 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaFri 11:34 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HargeisaFri 11:34 AM812 km505 miles439 nmWest W
AdenFri 11:34 AM832 km517 miles449 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalalahFri 12:34 PM955 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DjiboutiFri 11:34 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzFri 11:34 AM967 km601 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehFri 11:34 AM990 km615 miles535 nmWest-northwest WNW
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