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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 21, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 35' North
Longitude: 46° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 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' 13.3"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 05' 18.8"6.13 miwest0° 23' 19.6"26.72 misouth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 02' North
Longitude: 111° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.68 meters/second, 1590.0 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.0"987.93 miwest0° 09' 38.7"11.05 minorth987.74 mi
24 hours11° 54' 33.3"811.25 mieast3° 32' 31.3"243.48 minorth842.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuSat 11:44 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaSat 11:44 AM962 km598 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 12:44 PM1103 km685 miles596 nmEast-southeast ESE
NairobiSat 11:44 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSat 11:44 AM1184 km736 miles639 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiSat 11:44 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaSat 11:44 AM1305 km811 miles705 nmNorthwest NW
AdenSat 11:44 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmNorth N
MoroniSat 11:44 AM1414 km879 miles764 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaSat 11:44 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmWest-southwest WSW
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