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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 07' North
Longitude: 56° 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"1033.76 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 misouth1033.77 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.0"6.01 miwest0° 22' 44.0"26.04 misouth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 05' North
Longitude: 26° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.71 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' 20.8"936.36 miwest0° 01' 27.5"1.67 misouth936.43 mi
24 hours11° 53' 10.7"767.36 mieast1° 03' 00.6"72.25 misouth773.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuSun 11:10 AM878 km546 miles474 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GalkayoSun 11:10 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 12:10 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmSouth S
MogadishuSun 11:10 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenSun 11:10 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiSun 11:10 AM1639 km1018 miles885 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaSun 11:10 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 1:10 PM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmEast E
Addis AbabaSun 11:10 AM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatSun 12:10 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorth N
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