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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 Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 23' North, Longitude: 16° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.54 meters/second, 1668.8 km/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.1 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"1036.99 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 misouth1036.99 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.1"6.15 miwest0° 23' 11.7"26.57 misouth27.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 30' South, Longitude: 19° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.13 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 29' 05.3"1000.13 miwest0° 12' 42.3"14.55 misouth1000.12 mi
24 hours12° 33' 48.8"867.48 mieast4° 58' 38.3"342.04 misouth929.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoSun 11:48 AM203 km126 miles110 nmEast-southeast ESE
BerbératiSun 11:48 AM218 km135 miles118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BimboSun 11:48 AM303 km188 miles163 nmNortheast NE
BanguiSun 11:48 AM324 km201 miles175 nmNortheast NE
BertouaSun 11:48 AM387 km240 miles209 nmNorthwest NW
BozoumSun 11:48 AM434 km270 miles234 nmNorth N
FrancevilleSun 11:48 AM545 km338 miles294 nmSouthwest SW
EbebiyínSun 11:48 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest W
YaoundéSun 11:48 AM567 km352 miles306 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kaga-BandoroSun 11:48 AM595 km370 miles322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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