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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 Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 55' North
Longitude: 19° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.49 meters/second, 1661.4 km/hour, 1032.3 miles/hour or 897.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.36 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1032.37 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.3"5.89 miwest0° 22' 32.8"25.82 misouth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 43' South
Longitude: 39° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.82 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.7"999.45 miwest0° 10' 37.6"12.17 misouth999.37 mi
24 hours11° 43' 17.6"806.82 mieast4° 06' 55.0"282.82 misouth851.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BambariSat 11:40 AM162 km101 miles87 nmEast E
BanguiSat 11:40 AM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BimboSat 11:40 AM205 km127 miles111 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SarhSat 11:40 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BerbératiSat 11:40 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoundouSat 11:40 AM455 km283 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
ImpfondoSat 11:40 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaSat 11:40 AM824 km512 miles445 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YaoundéSat 11:40 AM884 km549 miles477 nmWest-southwest WSW
KisanganiSat 12:40 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSoutheast SE
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