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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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 44' North
Longitude: 58° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.37 meters/second, 1664.5 km/hour, 1034.3 miles/hour or 898.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1034.35 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1034.36 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.6"6.04 miwest0° 22' 48.9"26.13 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 03' North
Longitude: 11° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.50 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.64 miwest0° 03' 52.1"4.44 misouth942.84 mi
24 hours11° 53' 41.8"773.14 mieast2° 00' 07.9"137.72 misouth789.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 12:00 Noon1105 km687 miles597 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuMon 11:00 AM1541 km958 miles832 nmWest W
MaleMon 1:00 PM1618 km1005 miles873 nmEast E
AdenMon 11:00 AM1775 km1103 miles959 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiMon 11:00 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaMon 11:00 AM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaMon 2:00 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:30 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmEast-northeast ENE
MuscatMon 12:00 Noon2088 km1298 miles1128 nmNorth N
MumbaiMon 1:30 PM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmNortheast NE
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