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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 16, 2013 at 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 32' North, Longitude: 55° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.50 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 901.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1036.88 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 misouth1036.89 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.3"6.19 miwest0° 23' 09.8"26.53 misouth27.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 165° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.76 meters/second, 1572.3 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.28 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.5"976.91 miwest0° 09' 40.5"11.09 minorth977.27 mi
24 hours12° 59' 46.4"878.66 mieast4° 10' 00.0"286.39 minorth929.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 12:10 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth S
MogadishuMon 11:10 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmWest W
AdenMon 11:10 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiMon 11:10 AM1731 km1076 miles935 nmNorthwest NW
SanaMon 11:10 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 1:10 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmEast E
Addis AbabaMon 11:10 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 11:10 AM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:10 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaMon 2:10 PM2131 km1324 miles1150 nmEast-southeast ESE
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