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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 Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 34' North, Longitude: 48° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.11 meters/second, 1642.0 km/hour, 1020.3 miles/hour or 886.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1020.20 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.23 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.3"4.80 miwest0° 20' 51.9"23.90 misouth24.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' South, Longitude: 145° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.42 meters/second, 1495.5 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.9"928.95 miwest0° 01' 20.2"1.53 misouth928.88 mi
24 hours14° 09' 07.0"912.36 mieast0° 06' 55.3"7.94 minorth912.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoSat 11:48 AM109 km68 miles59 nmNortheast NE
GaroweSat 11:48 AM239 km148 miles129 nmSouth S
BerberaSat 11:48 AM383 km238 miles207 nmWest W
GalkayoSat 11:48 AM436 km271 miles235 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al MukallaSat 11:48 AM445 km276 miles240 nmNorth N
AdenSat 11:48 AM458 km284 miles247 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaSat 11:48 AM499 km310 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
ObockSat 11:48 AM590 km367 miles319 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzSat 11:48 AM593 km368 miles320 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiSat 11:48 AM597 km371 miles322 nmWest-northwest WNW
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