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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 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 44' North, Longitude: 52° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.38 meters/second, 1664.6 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 misouth1034.37 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.7"6.05 miwest0° 22' 49.0"26.13 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 17° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.57 meters/second, 1517.7 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.5 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' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"942.79 miwest0° 03' 54.5"4.48 misouth942.99 mi
24 hours11° 53' 40.6"773.25 mieast2° 01' 04.2"138.80 misouth790.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoMon 11:24 AM651 km405 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
BosasoMon 11:24 AM835 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HadibuMon 11:24 AM884 km549 miles477 nmNorth N
MogadishuMon 11:24 AM896 km557 miles484 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 12:24 PM1071 km665 miles578 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdenMon 11:24 AM1251 km778 miles676 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiMon 11:24 AM1319 km820 miles712 nmNorthwest NW
SanaMon 11:24 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaMon 11:24 AM1638 km1018 miles885 nmWest-northwest WNW
NairobiMon 11:24 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmWest-southwest WSW
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