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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 Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' North, Longitude: 51° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.39 meters/second, 1668.2 km/hour, 1036.6 miles/hour or 900.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1036.64 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1036.65 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.0"6.14 miwest0° 23' 08.6"26.51 misouth27.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 05' North, Longitude: 40° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.09 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.3"1002.30 miwest0° 12' 33.1"14.38 misouth1002.47 mi
24 hours12° 09' 42.5"840.75 mieast5° 04' 47.3"349.05 misouth910.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoSat 11:28 AM629 km391 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuSat 11:28 AM691 km429 miles373 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 12:28 PM932 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BosasoSat 11:28 AM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenSat 11:28 AM1319 km820 miles712 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiSat 11:28 AM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaSat 11:28 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaSat 11:28 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiSat 11:28 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamSat 11:28 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmSouthwest SW
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