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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 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 44' North, Longitude: 55° 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' 15.7"6.04 miwest0° 22' 49.0"26.13 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 15° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.54 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 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"942.73 miwest0° 03' 53.5"4.46 misouth942.93 mi
24 hours11° 53' 41.1"773.21 mieast2° 00' 40.8"138.35 misouth790.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuMon 11:14 AM889 km553 miles480 nmNorth N
GalkayoMon 11:14 AM916 km569 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW
BosasoMon 11:14 AM1001 km622 miles540 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaMon 12:14 PM1034 km643 miles558 nmSouth S
MogadishuMon 11:14 AM1162 km722 miles627 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenMon 11:14 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiMon 11:14 AM1552 km965 miles838 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaMon 11:14 AM1700 km1057 miles918 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaMon 11:14 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 1:14 PM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmEast E
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