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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 15' North
Longitude: 29° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.55 meters/second, 1643.6 km/hour, 1021.3 miles/hour or 887.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1021.25 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.22 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.7"3.93 miwest0° 21' 08.1"24.21 minorth24.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 33' North
Longitude: 98° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.25 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.78 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"946.58 miwest0° 02' 40.9"3.07 misouth946.71 mi
24 hours11° 26' 04.9"745.51 mieast1° 28' 33.6"101.53 misouth755.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalTue 1:02 PM285 km177 miles154 nmEast-southeast ESE
WauTue 1:02 PM311 km193 miles168 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-UbayyidTue 1:02 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KostiTue 1:02 PM499 km310 miles270 nmNortheast NE
Al-FashirTue 1:02 PM558 km347 miles301 nmNorthwest NW
YambioTue 1:02 PM634 km394 miles342 nmSouth S
JubaTue 1:02 PM655 km407 miles353 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumTue 1:02 PM696 km432 miles376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuluTue 1:02 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Bahir DarTue 1:02 PM910 km566 miles492 nmEast E
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