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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 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 43' North
Longitude: 41° 26' 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' 57.0"1.09 misouth1034.39 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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 58' North
Longitude: 28° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.71 meters/second, 1518.1 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 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"0.08 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"943.09 miwest0° 03' 59.1"4.57 misouth943.30 mi
24 hours11° 53' 38.3"773.45 mieast2° 02' 52.1"140.86 misouth790.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamaMon 12:10 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MogadishuMon 12:10 PM524 km326 miles283 nmSoutheast SE
Dire DawaMon 12:10 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth N
Addis AbabaMon 12:10 PM561 km348 miles303 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoMon 12:10 PM575 km357 miles310 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GarissaMon 12:10 PM606 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HargeisaMon 12:10 PM609 km378 miles329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GalkayoMon 12:10 PM701 km436 miles379 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ali SabiehMon 12:10 PM725 km451 miles392 nmNorth N
DjiboutiMon 12:10 PM783 km486 miles423 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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