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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 37' North, Longitude: 16° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.76 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"1037.48 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1037.48 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.6"6.14 miwest0° 23' 16.4"26.65 misouth27.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 01' South, Longitude: 44° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.33 meters/second, 1567.2 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.23 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.0"973.63 miwest0° 10' 28.7"12.01 misouth973.36 mi
24 hours13° 33' 28.2"913.83 mieast3° 46' 07.4"259.13 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
ImpfondoTue 11:48 AM204 km127 miles110 nmEast E
BerbératiTue 11:48 AM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth N
BimboTue 11:48 AM379 km235 miles204 nmNortheast NE
BanguiTue 11:48 AM399 km248 miles216 nmNortheast NE
FrancevilleTue 11:48 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
EbebiyínTue 11:48 AM548 km341 miles296 nmWest W
YaoundéTue 11:48 AM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrazzavilleTue 11:48 AM659 km409 miles356 nmSouth S
KinshasaTue 11:48 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth S
BambariTue 11:48 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNortheast NE
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