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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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 44' North, Longitude: 56° 27' 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"1034.35 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1034.36 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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 14° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.53 meters/second, 1517.5 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"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.70 miwest0° 03' 53.2"4.46 misouth942.90 mi
24 hours11° 53' 41.3"773.19 mieast2° 00' 31.3"138.17 misouth790.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuMon 11:10 AM915 km569 miles494 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GalkayoMon 11:10 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaMon 12:10 PM1040 km646 miles562 nmSouth S
MogadishuMon 11:10 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenMon 11:10 AM1544 km960 miles834 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiMon 11:10 AM1649 km1025 miles891 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaMon 11:10 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 1:10 PM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmEast E
Addis AbabaMon 11:10 AM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatMon 12:10 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth N
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