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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 09:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' North, Longitude: 36° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.48 meters/second, 1650.5 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"1025.52 miwest0° 00' 54.6"1.04 minorth1025.50 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.1"4.33 miwest0° 21' 47.3"24.96 minorth25.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' North, Longitude: 58° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.34 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.3"962.40 miwest0° 06' 09.1"7.05 minorth962.16 mi
24 hours11° 36' 28.1"769.52 mieast2° 04' 00.2"142.13 minorth778.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NekemteFri 12:34 PM35 km22 miles19 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JimmaFri 12:34 PM127 km79 miles69 nmSouth S
Addis AbabaFri 12:34 PM228 km141 miles123 nmEast E
AwasaFri 12:34 PM277 km172 miles149 nmSoutheast SE
AdamaFri 12:34 PM285 km177 miles154 nmEast E
Bahir DarFri 12:34 PM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Arba MinchFri 12:34 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Debre BerhanFri 12:34 PM327 km203 miles177 nmEast-northeast ENE
DessieFri 12:34 PM413 km256 miles223 nmNortheast NE
GondarFri 12:34 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth N
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