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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 Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 08:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 53° 20' 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' 13.0"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.88 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.5"6.02 miwest0° 23' 21.9"26.76 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' North, Longitude: 43° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.24 meters/second, 1620.9 km/hour, 1007.2 miles/hour or 875.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.79 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 33' 53.3"1007.16 miwest0° 09' 33.1"10.94 misouth1007.25 mi
24 hours10° 30' 14.3"726.35 mieast3° 50' 45.9"264.28 misouth773.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 12:18 PM553 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuTue 11:18 AM921 km572 miles497 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoTue 11:18 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniTue 11:18 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmSouthwest SW
AdenTue 11:18 AM1700 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiTue 11:18 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:18 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiTue 11:18 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmWest W
Addis AbabaTue 11:18 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaTue 11:18 AM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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