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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 08:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 43' North
Longitude: 45° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.38 meters/second, 1664.6 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"1034.37 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1034.38 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.7"6.05 miwest0° 22' 49.1"26.13 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 59' North
Longitude: 24° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.66 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 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' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"942.98 miwest0° 03' 57.5"4.54 misouth943.19 mi
24 hours11° 53' 39.1"773.38 mieast2° 02' 14.5"140.14 misouth790.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuMon 11:54 AM297 km184 miles160 nmSouth S
GalkayoMon 11:54 AM316 km196 miles170 nmNortheast NE
HargeisaMon 11:54 AM556 km346 miles300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BerberaMon 11:54 AM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth N
KismayoMon 11:54 AM648 km403 miles350 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dire DawaMon 11:54 AM669 km415 miles361 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehMon 11:54 AM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiMon 11:54 AM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamaMon 11:54 AM802 km499 miles433 nmWest-northwest WNW
TadjouraMon 11:54 AM831 km516 miles449 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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