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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 48' North
Longitude: 48° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.49 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"1025.62 miwest0° 00' 54.7"1.04 minorth1025.60 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 32' North
Longitude: 70° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.53 meters/second, 1549.9 km/hour, 963.1 miles/hour or 836.9 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' 06.9"962.90 miwest0° 06' 13.3"7.13 minorth962.66 mi
24 hours11° 36' 16.2"769.69 mieast2° 05' 42.2"144.09 minorth778.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoFri 11:44 AM277 km172 miles149 nmNorth N
GalkayoFri 11:44 AM278 km173 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
BerberaFri 11:44 AM466 km289 miles252 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaFri 11:44 AM540 km335 miles292 nmWest W
AdenFri 11:44 AM619 km384 miles334 nmNorthwest NW
Al MukallaFri 11:44 AM635 km395 miles343 nmNorth N
HadibuFri 11:44 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNortheast NE
DjiboutiFri 11:44 AM704 km437 miles380 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehFri 11:44 AM729 km453 miles394 nmWest-northwest WNW
TadjouraFri 11:44 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest-northwest WNW
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