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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 48' North
Longitude: 36° 25' 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"1025.59 miwest0° 00' 54.6"1.04 minorth1025.57 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.0"4.33 miwest0° 21' 47.2"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 37' North
Longitude: 58° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 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"962.45 miwest0° 06' 09.1"7.05 minorth962.22 mi
24 hours11° 36' 28.3"769.57 mieast2° 03' 58.0"142.10 minorth778.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addis AbabaFri 12:34 PM258 km160 miles139 nmEast E
AdamaFri 12:34 PM316 km196 miles171 nmEast E
Bahir DarFri 12:34 PM325 km202 miles176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Debre BerhanFri 12:34 PM356 km221 miles192 nmEast-northeast ENE
GondarFri 12:34 PM435 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DessieFri 12:34 PM437 km272 miles236 nmNortheast NE
LalibelaFri 12:34 PM458 km285 miles247 nmNortheast NE
MalakalFri 12:34 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
Dire DawaFri 12:34 PM605 km376 miles327 nmEast E
Mek'eleFri 12:34 PM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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