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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 17, 2012 at 10:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 00' North
Longitude: 13° 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"1037.26 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1037.26 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.0"6.14 miwest0° 23' 14.3"26.61 misouth27.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 10:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 31' South
Longitude: 29° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.50 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.2 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° 27' 59.5"989.73 miwest0° 12' 00.2"13.75 misouth989.57 mi
24 hours13° 02' 44.0"892.52 mieast4° 32' 04.7"311.70 misouth939.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EbebiyínMon 11:58 AM277 km172 miles150 nmWest W
YaoundéMon 11:58 AM327 km203 miles177 nmNorthwest NW
BerbératiMon 11:58 AM332 km207 miles179 nmNortheast NE
FrancevilleMon 11:58 AM403 km250 miles218 nmSouth S
BataMon 11:58 AM451 km280 miles244 nmWest W
ImpfondoMon 11:58 AM474 km295 miles256 nmEast E
DoualaMon 11:58 AM510 km317 miles275 nmWest-northwest WNW
LibrevilleMon 11:58 AM517 km321 miles279 nmWest-southwest WSW
BimboMon 11:58 AM567 km352 miles306 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanguiMon 11:58 AM588 km365 miles318 nmEast-northeast ENE
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