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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 43' North, Longitude: 45° 43' East

The ground speed is currently 462.38 meters/second, 1664.6 kilometres/hour, 1034.3 miles/hour or 898.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1034.29 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1034.31 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.7"6.05 miWest0° 22' 49.1"26.13 miSouth26.82 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' North, Longitude: 24° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 421.66 meters/second, 1518.0 kilometres/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"942.91 miWest0° 03' 57.4"4.54 miSouth943.12 mi
24 hours11° 53' 39.1"773.32 miEast2° 02' 11.9"140.08 miSouth790.64 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoMon 11:54 AM295 km183 miles159 nm NE
MogadishuMon 11:54 AM300 km186 miles162 nm S
BarderaMon 11:54 AM464 km288 miles251 nm SW
HargeisaMon 11:54 AM566 km351 miles305 nm NNW
BerberaMon 11:54 AM637 km396 miles344 nm N
KismayoMon 11:54 AM664 km413 miles359 nm SSW
Dire DawaMon 11:54 AM687 km427 miles371 nm NW
Ali SabiehMon 11:54 AM785 km488 miles424 nm NNW
DikhilMon 11:54 AM797 km495 miles430 nm NNW
DjiboutiMon 11:54 AM811 km504 miles438 nm NNW