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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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 44' North
Longitude: 57° 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 08:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 02' North
Longitude: 12° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.52 meters/second, 1517.5 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.4 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"942.66 miwest0° 03' 52.5"4.45 misouth942.87 mi
24 hours11° 53' 41.7"773.16 mieast2° 00' 17.2"137.90 misouth790.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuMon 11:04 AM976 km606 miles527 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaMon 12:04 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuMon 11:04 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenMon 11:04 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 1:04 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmEast E
DjiboutiMon 11:04 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaMon 11:04 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorthwest NW
MuscatMon 12:04 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmNorth N
Diego GarciaMon 2:04 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:34 PM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmEast-northeast ENE
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