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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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 06' North
Longitude: 48° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.5"6.06 miwest0° 23' 21.3"26.75 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 03' South
Longitude: 131° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.07 meters/second, 1497.9 km/hour, 930.7 miles/hour or 808.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.1"930.49 miwest0° 01' 15.5"1.44 minorth930.56 mi
24 hours13° 55' 32.1"899.12 mieast1° 07' 09.4"77.00 minorth905.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuSat 11:38 AM401 km249 miles217 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoSat 11:38 AM652 km405 miles352 nmWest W
GalkayoSat 11:38 AM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 12:38 PM944 km586 miles510 nmSoutheast SE
GarissaSat 11:38 AM975 km606 miles526 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSat 11:38 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiSat 11:38 AM1296 km806 miles700 nmWest W
DjiboutiSat 11:38 AM1396 km868 miles754 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 11:38 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addis AbabaSat 11:38 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorthwest NW
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