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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 Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 34' North
Longitude: 48° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.12 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"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1020.27 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.30 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.3"4.80 miwest0° 20' 52.0"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 16' South
Longitude: 145° 19' 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"929.01 miwest0° 01' 20.0"1.53 misouth928.94 mi
24 hours14° 09' 06.8"912.42 mieast0° 06' 59.1"8.01 minorth912.81 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 AM131 km82 miles71 nmNortheast NE
AdenSat 11:48 AM433 km269 miles234 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaSat 11:48 AM470 km292 miles254 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiSat 11:48 AM567 km352 miles306 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzSat 11:48 AM568 km353 miles307 nmNorthwest NW
TadjouraSat 11:48 AM600 km373 miles324 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehSat 11:48 AM607 km377 miles328 nmWest W
AssabSat 11:48 AM657 km408 miles355 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaSat 11:48 AM686 km426 miles371 nmNorthwest NW
Dire DawaSat 11:48 AM706 km439 miles381 nmWest W
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