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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 13:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 39' North
Longitude: 17° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.42 meters/second, 1664.7 km/hour, 1034.4 miles/hour or 898.9 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"1034.46 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1034.48 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.8"6.05 miwest0° 22' 49.9"26.15 misouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 13:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 42' North
Longitude: 85° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.75 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"944.68 miwest0° 04' 22.5"5.02 misouth944.91 mi
24 hours11° 53' 23.5"774.49 mieast2° 11' 57.5"151.28 misouth794.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownMon 1:04 PM600 km373 miles324 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 1:04 PM653 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE
BoMon 1:04 PM695 km432 miles375 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaMon 1:04 PM718 km446 miles388 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniMon 1:04 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNortheast NE
KenemaMon 1:04 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast-northeast ENE
BokéMon 1:04 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataMon 1:04 PM773 km480 miles417 nmEast-northeast ENE
KoiduMon 1:04 PM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 1:04 PM814 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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