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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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 12' North, Longitude: 54° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.23 meters/second, 1667.6 km/hour, 1036.2 miles/hour or 900.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1036.27 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1036.28 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.6"6.13 miwest0° 23' 05.4"26.44 misouth27.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 58' North, Longitude: 31° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.29 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.1"996.02 miwest0° 11' 40.9"13.38 misouth996.32 mi
24 hours11° 56' 01.2"819.43 mieast4° 51' 34.4"333.94 misouth887.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoFri 11:18 AM837 km520 miles452 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaFri 12:18 PM878 km546 miles474 nmSouth S
MogadishuFri 11:18 AM982 km610 miles530 nmWest W
AdenFri 11:18 AM1462 km908 miles789 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiFri 11:18 AM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorthwest NW
SanaFri 11:18 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaFri 11:18 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:18 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiFri 11:18 AM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniFri 11:18 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmSouthwest SW
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