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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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 12' South
Longitude: 49° 19' 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 misouth1037.88 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.9"6.05 miwest0° 23' 21.3"26.75 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 22' North
Longitude: 85° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.46 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.3"962.76 miwest0° 05' 56.1"6.80 minorth962.54 mi
24 hours11° 53' 12.9"789.08 mieast1° 57' 32.6"134.73 minorth796.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuMon 11:34 AM507 km315 miles274 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoMon 11:34 AM754 km468 miles407 nmWest W
GalkayoMon 11:34 AM798 km496 miles431 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaMon 12:34 PM840 km522 miles454 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:34 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiMon 11:34 AM1396 km867 miles754 nmWest W
MoroniMon 11:34 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiMon 11:34 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenMon 11:34 AM1517 km943 miles819 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaMon 11:34 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmNorthwest NW
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