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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° 05' 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"26.45 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° 54' North, Longitude: 26° 20' 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"996.16 miwest0° 11' 41.9"13.40 misouth996.45 mi
24 hours11° 56' 09.3"819.70 mieast4° 51' 52.0"334.27 misouth888.21 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 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MogadishuFri 11:38 AM437 km271 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
KismayoFri 11:38 AM828 km515 miles447 nmWest-southwest WSW
BosasoFri 11:38 AM894 km556 miles483 nmNorth N
HargeisaFri 11:38 AM897 km557 miles484 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 12:38 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmSoutheast SE
DjiboutiFri 11:38 AM1136 km706 miles614 nmNorthwest NW
AdenFri 11:38 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaFri 11:38 AM1312 km816 miles709 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaFri 11:38 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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