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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 = Monday, September 17, 2012 at 10:38:00 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 Monday, September 17, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 00' North, Longitude: 19° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.66 meters/second, 1669.2 km/hour, 1037.2 miles/hour or 901.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.18 miWest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 miSouth1037.19 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.0"6.14 miWest0° 23' 14.2"26.61 miSouth27.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 34° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.59 meters/second, 1593.3 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.50 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miSouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.6"989.86 miWest0° 12' 01.2"13.77 miSouth989.70 mi
24 hours13° 02' 16.9"892.11 miEast4° 32' 36.8"312.29 miSouth939.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoMon 11:38 AM123 km76 miles66 nmWest-southwest WSW
GemenaMon 11:38 AM157 km98 miles85 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbandakaMon 11:38 AM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BimboMon 11:38 AM260 km162 miles140 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiMon 11:38 AM267 km166 miles144 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OuéssoMon 11:38 AM341 km212 miles184 nmWest W
BerbératiMon 11:38 AM444 km276 miles240 nmNorthwest NW
BambariMon 11:38 AM451 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kaga-BandoroMon 11:38 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth N
BozoumMon 11:38 AM564 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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