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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 = Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 9:14:00 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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' North, Longitude: 40° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.93 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.55 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.55 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.2"992.81 miWest0° 00' 41.1"0.79 miNorth992.78 mi
24 hours0° 00' 50.9"0.94 miWest0° 16' 19.9"18.72 miNorth18.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 08' North, Longitude: 10° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.84 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.55 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.8"992.70 miWest0° 09' 44.5"11.16 miNorth992.54 mi
24 hours11° 12' 04.3"765.01 miEast3° 38' 58.4"250.85 miNorth800.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NakfaTue 12:14 PM232 km144 miles125 nmWest W
AsmaraTue 12:14 PM251 km156 miles136 nmSouthwest SW
KerenTue 12:14 PM264 km164 miles143 nmWest-southwest WSW
Khamis MushaitTue 12:14 PM272 km169 miles147 nmNortheast NE
MendeferaTue 12:14 PM297 km184 miles160 nmSouthwest SW
Al HudaydahTue 12:14 PM340 km211 miles184 nmSoutheast SE
Mek'eleTue 12:14 PM397 km247 miles215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SanaTue 12:14 PM419 km261 miles226 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port SudanTue 12:14 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
TeseneyTue 12:14 PM470 km292 miles254 nmWest-southwest WSW

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