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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

UTC time = Monday, September 10, 2012 at 8:04:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 44' North, Longitude: 58° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.37 meters/second, 1664.5 km/hour, 1034.3 miles/hour or 898.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1034.27 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1034.29 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.6"6.04 miWest0° 22' 48.9"26.13 miSouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 12° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.51 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.71 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.59 miWest0° 03' 52.5"4.44 miSouth942.79 mi
24 hours11° 53' 41.7"773.10 miEast2° 00' 14.7"137.84 miSouth789.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuMon 11:04 AM990 km615 miles534 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaMon 12:04 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuMon 11:04 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleMon 1:04 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmEast E
AdenMon 11:04 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiMon 11:04 AM1825 km1134 miles986 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaMon 11:04 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaMon 2:04 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmSoutheast SE
MuscatMon 12:04 PM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:34 PM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmEast-northeast ENE

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