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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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' North, Longitude: 31° 37' 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"1020.10 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.07 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° 07' 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"15.93 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.3"955.28 miwest0° 04' 44.7"5.44 misouth955.51 mi
24 hours11° 16' 31.6"741.54 mieast2° 16' 09.1"156.05 misouth762.26 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 PM119 km74 miles64 nmSouth S
KostiWed 12:52 PM306 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-UbayyidWed 12:52 PM324 km201 miles175 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WauWed 12:52 PM511 km318 miles276 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumWed 12:52 PM562 km349 miles304 nmNorth N
JubaWed 12:52 PM636 km395 miles343 nmSouth S
Bahir DarWed 12:52 PM640 km398 miles346 nmEast E
GondarWed 12:52 PM676 km420 miles365 nmEast-northeast ENE
TeseneyWed 12:52 PM740 km460 miles400 nmNortheast NE
KassalaWed 12:52 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNortheast NE
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