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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:10:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 43' North, Longitude: 41° 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"1034.30 miWest0° 00' 57.0"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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' North, Longitude: 28° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 421.70 meters/second, 1518.1 kilometres/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 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"0.08 miSouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"943.01 miWest0° 03' 59.0"4.57 miSouth943.22 mi
24 hours11° 53' 38.4"773.39 miEast2° 02' 49.4"140.80 miSouth790.85 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
BarderaMon 12:10 PM271 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AwasaMon 12:10 PM442 km274 miles239 nmNorthwest NW
Arba MinchMon 12:10 PM484 km301 miles261 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 12:10 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
AdamaMon 12:10 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaMon 12:10 PM540 km335 miles291 nmNorth N
KismayoMon 12:10 PM569 km354 miles307 nmSouth S
Addis AbabaMon 12:10 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaMon 12:10 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Debre BerhanMon 12:10 PM599 km372 miles324 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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