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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 10:58:00 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 10:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 00' North, Longitude: 14° 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' 58.1"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 10:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 30' South, Longitude: 29° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.50 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.9 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° 27' 59.5"989.67 miWest0° 12' 00.3"13.75 miSouth989.51 mi
24 hours13° 02' 42.6"892.44 miEast4° 32' 06.4"311.71 miSouth939.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuéssoMon 11:58 AM222 km138 miles120 nmEast-southeast ESE
BertouaMon 11:58 AM288 km179 miles156 nmNorth N
EbebiyínMon 11:58 AM308 km191 miles166 nmWest W
BerbératiMon 11:58 AM313 km194 miles169 nmNortheast NE
YaoundéMon 11:58 AM353 km219 miles190 nmNorthwest NW
AconibeMon 11:58 AM359 km223 miles194 nmWest-southwest WSW
FrancevilleMon 11:58 AM406 km252 miles219 nmSouth S
ImpfondoMon 11:58 AM443 km276 miles239 nmEast E
BataMon 11:58 AM482 km300 miles260 nmWest W
MbandakaMon 11:58 AM511 km317 miles276 nmEast-southeast ESE

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