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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

UTC time = Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 8:10:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 21' North, Longitude: 56° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.62 meters/second, 1665.4 km/hour, 1034.8 miles/hour or 899.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1034.82 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1034.83 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.0"6.07 miWest0° 22' 53.6"26.22 miSouth26.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' North, Longitude: 2° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.66 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.91 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.0"954.13 miWest0° 06' 13.7"7.14 miSouth954.44 mi
24 hours11° 51' 32.3"780.15 miEast2° 54' 50.4"200.38 miSouth811.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuTue 11:10 AM962 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaTue 12:10 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmSouth S
MogadishuTue 11:10 AM1282 km796 miles692 nmWest W
AdenTue 11:10 AM1581 km983 miles854 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiTue 11:10 AM1688 km1049 miles911 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaTue 11:10 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmNorthwest NW
MaleTue 1:10 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmEast E
Addis AbabaTue 11:10 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatTue 12:10 PM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth N
Diego GarciaTue 2:10 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSoutheast SE

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