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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 08:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 12' North, Longitude: 49° 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 misouth27.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 55' North, Longitude: 26° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.35 meters/second, 1603.3 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.7 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' 19.8"996.08 miwest0° 11' 41.8"13.40 misouth996.37 mi
24 hours11° 56' 08.8"819.63 mieast4° 51' 51.0"334.23 misouth888.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoFri 11:38 AM450 km279 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MogadishuFri 11:38 AM466 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
KismayoFri 11:38 AM855 km532 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
BosasoFri 11:38 AM894 km556 miles483 nmNorth N
HargeisaFri 11:38 AM916 km569 miles495 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 12:38 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmSoutheast SE
DjiboutiFri 11:38 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorthwest NW
AdenFri 11:38 AM1169 km727 miles631 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaFri 11:38 AM1339 km832 miles723 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaFri 11:38 AM1459 km906 miles788 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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