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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 09:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' North, Longitude: 36° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.23 meters/second, 1667.6 km/hour, 1036.2 miles/hour or 900.5 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"1036.22 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1036.22 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.6"6.13 miwest0° 23' 05.5"26.45 misouth27.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 45' North, Longitude: 14° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.49 meters/second, 1603.8 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 866.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.2"996.41 miwest0° 11' 44.2"13.44 misouth996.70 mi
24 hours11° 56' 29.3"820.30 mieast4° 52' 34.1"335.05 misouth888.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbaleFri 12:28 PM379 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruFri 12:28 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraFri 12:28 PM453 km282 miles245 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiFri 12:28 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth S
GarissaFri 12:28 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSoutheast SE
GuluFri 12:28 PM510 km317 miles275 nmWest W
KampalaFri 12:28 PM572 km356 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
EntebbeFri 12:28 PM600 km373 miles324 nmSouthwest SW
JubaFri 12:28 PM614 km381 miles331 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamaFri 12:28 PM649 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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