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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 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 43' North, Longitude: 40° 43' 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"1034.30 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1034.31 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.7"6.05 miwest0° 22' 49.2"26.13 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' North, Longitude: 29° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.71 meters/second, 1518.2 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 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"0.08 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"943.04 miwest0° 03' 59.5"4.58 misouth943.25 mi
24 hours11° 53' 38.0"773.41 mieast2° 02' 58.9"140.98 misouth790.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamaMon 12:14 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaMon 12:14 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaMon 12:14 PM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Debre BerhanMon 12:14 PM564 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaMon 12:14 PM584 km363 miles315 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuMon 12:14 PM592 km368 miles320 nmEast-southeast ESE
KismayoMon 12:14 PM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HargeisaMon 12:14 PM651 km404 miles351 nmNortheast NE
Ali SabiehMon 12:14 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NakuruMon 12:14 PM759 km471 miles410 nmSouthwest SW
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