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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° 35' 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"1036.29 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1036.30 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° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.50 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"996.48 miwest0° 11' 44.2"13.44 misouth996.77 mi
24 hours11° 56' 29.8"820.37 mieast4° 52' 35.0"335.09 misouth889.06 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 PM355 km221 miles192 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruFri 12:28 PM390 km242 miles211 nmSouth S
LiraFri 12:28 PM423 km263 miles229 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluFri 12:28 PM479 km298 miles259 nmWest W
NairobiFri 12:28 PM495 km307 miles267 nmSouth S
GarissaFri 12:28 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSoutheast SE
KampalaFri 12:28 PM547 km340 miles295 nmSouthwest SW
EntebbeFri 12:28 PM575 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
JubaFri 12:28 PM584 km363 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamaFri 12:28 PM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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