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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 Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' North, Longitude: 48° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.26 meters/second, 1638.9 km/hour, 1018.4 miles/hour or 885.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.97 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1018.28 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 minorth1018.25 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.8"3.62 miwest0° 20' 41.9"23.71 minorth23.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 32' North, Longitude: 57° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.51 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.7"978.51 miwest0° 08' 58.5"10.28 minorth978.30 mi
24 hours13° 31' 07.9"916.25 mieast3° 10' 39.0"218.43 minorth936.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoSun 11:44 AM45 km28 miles24 nmEast-northeast ENE
Al MukallaSun 11:44 AM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth N
BerberaSun 11:44 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest W
AdenSun 11:44 AM456 km283 miles246 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoSun 11:44 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HargeisaSun 11:44 AM547 km340 miles295 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzSun 11:44 AM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
HadibuSun 11:44 AM593 km368 miles320 nmEast-northeast ENE
DjiboutiSun 11:44 AM620 km385 miles335 nmWest W
TadjouraSun 11:44 AM651 km404 miles351 nmWest W
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