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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

UTC time = Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 10:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 24' North, Longitude: 16° 41' 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"1036.91 miWest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 miSouth1036.92 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.1"6.15 miWest0° 23' 11.7"26.56 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° 19' 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"1000.07 miWest0° 12' 42.3"14.55 miSouth1000.06 mi
24 hours12° 33' 47.6"867.40 miEast4° 58' 39.2"342.04 miSouth929.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuéssoSun 11:48 AM111 km69 miles60 nmSouthwest SW
ImpfondoSun 11:48 AM176 km109 miles95 nmEast-southeast ESE
BerbératiSun 11:48 AM229 km142 miles124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BimboSun 11:48 AM281 km174 miles152 nmNortheast NE
BanguiSun 11:48 AM302 km187 miles163 nmNortheast NE
MbandakaSun 11:48 AM312 km194 miles168 nmSoutheast SE
BertouaSun 11:48 AM412 km256 miles222 nmNorthwest NW
BozoumSun 11:48 AM435 km271 miles235 nmNorth N
FrancevilleSun 11:48 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
BambariSun 11:48 AM579 km360 miles313 nmNortheast NE

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