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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 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 43' North
Longitude: 40° 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' 49.2"26.13 misouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 58' North
Longitude: 29° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.72 meters/second, 1518.2 km/hour, 943.4 miles/hour or 819.8 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"943.11 miwest0° 03' 59.6"4.58 misouth943.32 mi
24 hours11° 53' 38.0"773.47 mieast2° 03' 01.4"141.04 misouth790.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamaMon 12:14 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaMon 12:14 PM511 km317 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Debre BerhanMon 12:14 PM558 km347 miles301 nmNorth N
Dire DawaMon 12:14 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GarissaMon 12:14 PM579 km359 miles312 nmSouth S
KismayoMon 12:14 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuMon 12:14 PM619 km385 miles334 nmEast-southeast ESE
HargeisaMon 12:14 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNortheast NE
NakuruMon 12:14 PM738 km458 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
Ali SabiehMon 12:14 PM754 km469 miles407 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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