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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 = Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 8:48:00 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 Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 39' North, Longitude: 46° 31' 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"1037.39 miWest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 miSouth1037.39 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° 39' South, Longitude: 73° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.00 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 miSouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 26' 49.6"975.06 miWest0° 10' 38.3"12.19 miSouth974.80 mi
24 hours13° 30' 55.7"912.20 miEast3° 50' 44.2"264.39 miSouth942.47 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 AM138 km86 miles74 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoTue 11:48 AM495 km307 miles267 nmWest-southwest WSW
GalkayoTue 11:48 AM575 km357 miles310 nmNorth N
GarissaTue 11:48 AM800 km497 miles432 nmWest-southwest WSW
HargeisaTue 11:48 AM916 km569 miles495 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaTue 11:48 AM988 km614 miles534 nmSouthwest SW
Dire DawaTue 11:48 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiTue 11:48 AM1127 km700 miles609 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiTue 11:48 AM1160 km721 miles627 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaTue 11:48 AM1184 km736 miles639 nmNorthwest NW

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