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Day and Night World Map

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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, September 9, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 07' North
Longitude: 60° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.11 meters/second, 1663.6 km/hour, 1033.7 miles/hour or 898.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.9"1033.75 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 misouth1033.77 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.0"6.01 miwest0° 22' 43.9"26.03 misouth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 05' North
Longitude: 22° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.69 meters/second, 1507.3 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.61 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.9"936.32 miwest0° 01' 26.0"1.64 misouth936.40 mi
24 hours11° 53' 09.1"767.30 mieast1° 02' 21.8"71.51 misouth773.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 11:54 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSun 12:54 PM1444 km897 miles779 nmEast E
MogadishuSun 10:54 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:24 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSun 1:54 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmSoutheast SE
AdenSun 10:54 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiSun 1:24 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiSun 1:24 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNortheast NE
DjiboutiSun 10:54 AM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatSun 11:54 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmNorth N
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