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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 = Friday, September 14, 2012 at 8:28:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 12' North, Longitude: 51° 52' 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 57' North, Longitude: 29° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.32 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' 20.0"996.01 miWest0° 11' 41.3"13.39 miSouth996.31 mi
24 hours11° 56' 04.8"819.50 miEast4° 51' 42.4"334.06 miSouth887.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoFri 11:28 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuFri 11:28 AM738 km458 miles398 nmWest W
BosasoFri 11:28 AM942 km585 miles509 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaFri 12:28 PM952 km592 miles514 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdenFri 11:28 AM1301 km808 miles702 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiFri 11:28 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmNorthwest NW
SanaFri 11:28 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaFri 11:28 AM1588 km986 miles857 nmWest-northwest WNW
NairobiFri 11:28 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:28 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmSouthwest SW

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