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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° 22' 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"1036.20 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1036.21 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.6"6.13 miwest0° 23' 05.4"26.44 misouth27.14 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° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.29 meters/second, 1603.0 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"995.95 miwest0° 11' 40.8"13.38 misouth996.24 mi
24 hours11° 56' 00.7"819.36 mieast4° 51' 33.6"333.90 misouth887.80 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 AM865 km537 miles467 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaFri 12:18 PM874 km543 miles472 nmSouth S
MogadishuFri 11:18 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmWest W
AdenFri 11:18 AM1483 km921 miles801 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiFri 11:18 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorthwest NW
SanaFri 11:18 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaFri 11:18 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:18 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiFri 11:18 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniFri 11:18 AM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmSouthwest SW
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