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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 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 12' North, Longitude: 51° 35' 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 56' North, Longitude: 28° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.32 meters/second, 1603.2 km/hour, 996.2 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"996.09 miwest0° 11' 41.4"13.39 misouth996.38 mi
24 hours11° 56' 05.2"819.57 mieast4° 51' 43.2"334.11 misouth888.05 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 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuFri 11:28 AM707 km439 miles382 nmWest W
BosasoFri 11:28 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaFri 12:28 PM966 km600 miles521 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdenFri 11:28 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiFri 11:28 AM1315 km817 miles710 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaFri 11:28 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaFri 11:28 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiFri 11:28 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:28 AM1760 km1093 miles950 nmSouthwest SW
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