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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 10:48:00 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 Monday, September 17, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 00' North, Longitude: 16° 36' 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' 58.1"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 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 31° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.55 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.2 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' 00.0"989.77 miWest0° 12' 00.7"13.76 miSouth989.60 mi
24 hours13° 02' 29.7"892.28 miEast4° 32' 21.6"312.00 miSouth939.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuéssoMon 11:48 AM74 km46 miles40 nmSouthwest SW
ImpfondoMon 11:48 AM169 km105 miles91 nmEast-southeast ESE
BerbératiMon 11:48 AM265 km165 miles143 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbandakaMon 11:48 AM284 km176 miles153 nmSoutheast SE
BimboMon 11:48 AM320 km199 miles173 nmNortheast NE
BanguiMon 11:48 AM340 km211 miles184 nmNortheast NE
BertouaMon 11:48 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNorthwest NW
BozoumMon 11:48 AM477 km297 miles258 nmNorth N
FrancevilleMon 11:48 AM524 km325 miles283 nmSouthwest SW
EbebiyínMon 11:48 AM586 km364 miles316 nmWest W

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