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Day and Night World Map

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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 00' North, Longitude: 18° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.66 meters/second, 1669.2 km/hour, 1037.2 miles/hour or 901.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.25 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1037.26 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.0"6.14 miwest0° 23' 14.2"26.61 misouth27.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' South, Longitude: 34° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.59 meters/second, 1593.3 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.6"989.92 miwest0° 12' 01.1"13.77 misouth989.76 mi
24 hours13° 02' 18.3"892.19 mieast4° 32' 35.1"312.28 misouth939.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoMon 11:38 AM95 km59 miles51 nmWest-southwest WSW
GemenaMon 11:38 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNortheast NE
MbandakaMon 11:38 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BimboMon 11:38 AM253 km157 miles136 nmNorth N
BanguiMon 11:38 AM262 km163 miles142 nmNorth N
OuéssoMon 11:38 AM311 km193 miles168 nmWest W
BerbératiMon 11:38 AM419 km260 miles226 nmNorthwest NW
BambariMon 11:38 AM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BozoumMon 11:38 AM548 km341 miles296 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kaga-BandoroMon 11:38 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth N
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