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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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 30' North
Longitude: 25° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.51 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"1036.91 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 misouth1036.92 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.3"6.19 miwest0° 23' 10.0"26.53 misouth27.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 55' South
Longitude: 165° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.33 meters/second, 1574.4 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 04.9"978.19 miwest0° 09' 49.3"11.25 minorth978.55 mi
24 hours12° 57' 38.7"877.31 mieast4° 12' 48.2"289.60 minorth929.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiMon 12:10 PM233 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WauMon 1:10 PM619 km385 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukavuMon 12:10 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitaramaMon 12:10 PM661 km411 miles357 nmSoutheast SE
KigaliMon 12:10 PM673 km418 miles363 nmSoutheast SE
JubaMon 1:10 PM681 km423 miles368 nmEast-northeast ENE
ButareMon 12:10 PM705 km438 miles381 nmSoutheast SE
GuluMon 1:10 PM709 km440 miles383 nmEast E
BujumburaMon 12:10 PM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MuyingaMon 12:10 PM768 km477 miles415 nmSoutheast SE
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