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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

UTC time = Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 9:52:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' North, Longitude: 31° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.04 meters/second, 1641.7 km/hour, 1020.1 miles/hour or 886.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1020.03 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1020.00 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.2"3.82 miWest0° 20' 57.6"24.01 miNorth24.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' North, Longitude: 112° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.13 meters/second, 1537.7 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.92 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.3"955.20 miWest0° 04' 44.7"5.44 miSouth955.43 mi
24 hours11° 16' 32.1"741.49 miEast2° 16' 06.9"156.00 miSouth762.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalWed 12:52 PM121 km75 miles66 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KostiWed 12:52 PM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-UbayyidWed 12:52 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WauWed 12:52 PM535 km333 miles289 nmSouthwest SW
NekemteWed 12:52 PM538 km334 miles290 nmEast-southeast ESE
KhartoumWed 12:52 PM558 km347 miles301 nmNorth N
Bahir DarWed 12:52 PM610 km379 miles330 nmEast E
JimmaWed 12:52 PM633 km393 miles342 nmEast-southeast ESE
JubaWed 12:52 PM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth S
GondarWed 12:52 PM647 km402 miles349 nmEast-northeast ENE

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