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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 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 51° 07' 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"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.81 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 32' North, Longitude: 40° 51' 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' 53.2"1007.10 miwest0° 09' 33.3"10.94 misouth1007.19 mi
24 hours10° 30' 17.6"726.37 mieast3° 50' 46.6"264.27 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
MogadishuTue 11:28 AM685 km426 miles370 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaTue 12:28 PM695 km432 miles375 nmSoutheast SE
GalkayoTue 11:28 AM863 km536 miles466 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoTue 11:28 AM955 km593 miles515 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamTue 11:28 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniTue 11:28 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiTue 11:28 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmNorthwest NW
AdenTue 11:28 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiTue 11:28 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest W
Addis AbabaTue 11:28 AM1701 km1057 miles919 nmNorthwest NW
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