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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, May 8, 2013 at 9:36:00 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, May 8, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 11' North, Longitude: 35° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.28 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.53 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.9"991.34 miWest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 miNorth991.31 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.0"0.77 miWest0° 16' 02.3"18.39 miNorth18.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' North, Longitude: 16° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.18 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.34 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miNorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.9"980.00 miWest0° 08' 21.8"9.58 miNorth979.77 mi
24 hours11° 21' 10.6"765.74 miEast3° 01' 40.6"208.17 miNorth788.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KassalaWed 12:36 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSoutheast SE
TeseneyWed 12:36 PM282 km175 miles152 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumWed 12:36 PM327 km203 miles176 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port SudanWed 12:36 PM349 km217 miles188 nmNortheast NE
KerenWed 12:36 PM388 km241 miles210 nmEast-southeast ESE
AsmaraWed 12:36 PM456 km283 miles246 nmEast-southeast ESE
MendeferaWed 12:36 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast-southeast ESE
KostiWed 12:36 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GondarWed 12:36 PM566 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mek'eleWed 12:36 PM620 km385 miles335 nmSoutheast SE

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