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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 Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 39' North, Longitude: 46° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.75 meters/second, 1669.5 km/hour, 1037.4 miles/hour or 901.5 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"1037.46 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1037.46 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.6"6.14 miwest0° 23' 16.2"26.65 misouth27.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' South, Longitude: 73° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.25 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 26' 49.6"975.12 miwest0° 10' 38.3"12.19 misouth974.85 mi
24 hours13° 30' 57.1"912.28 mieast3° 50' 41.7"264.36 misouth942.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuTue 11:48 AM109 km68 miles59 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoTue 11:48 AM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
GalkayoTue 11:48 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GarissaTue 11:48 AM770 km478 miles416 nmWest-southwest WSW
HargeisaTue 11:48 AM907 km564 miles490 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaTue 11:48 AM965 km599 miles521 nmSouthwest SW
Dire DawaTue 11:48 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiTue 11:48 AM1097 km682 miles593 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiTue 11:48 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaTue 11:48 AM1162 km722 miles628 nmNorthwest NW
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