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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 Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 35' North, Longitude: 51° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.04 meters/second, 1667.0 km/hour, 1035.8 miles/hour or 900.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1035.86 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1035.87 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.0"6.12 miwest0° 23' 01.8"26.38 misouth27.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' North, Longitude: 16° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.95 meters/second, 1583.8 km/hour, 984.1 miles/hour or 855.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.40 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.7"984.03 miwest0° 10' 16.0"11.76 misouth984.40 mi
24 hours11° 49' 54.0"802.55 mieast4° 23' 44.9"302.13 misouth862.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoThu 11:28 AM588 km365 miles318 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuThu 11:28 AM726 km451 miles392 nmWest-southwest WSW
BosasoThu 11:28 AM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaThu 12:28 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdenThu 11:28 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiThu 11:28 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmNorthwest NW
SanaThu 11:28 AM1538 km956 miles830 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaThu 11:28 AM1551 km964 miles837 nmWest-northwest WNW
NairobiThu 11:28 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamThu 11:28 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmSouthwest SW
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