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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 = Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 8:38:00 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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 48° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.5"6.06 miWest0° 23' 21.3"26.75 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 03' South, Longitude: 132° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.07 meters/second, 1497.9 km/hour, 930.7 miles/hour or 808.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.51 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miNorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.1"930.42 miWest0° 01' 15.3"1.44 miNorth930.49 mi
24 hours13° 55' 33.2"899.08 miEast1° 07' 05.9"76.93 miNorth905.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuSat 11:38 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoSat 11:38 AM683 km424 miles369 nmWest W
GalkayoSat 11:38 AM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 12:38 PM918 km570 miles496 nmSoutheast SE
GarissaSat 11:38 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSat 11:38 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiSat 11:38 AM1327 km825 miles717 nmWest W
DjiboutiSat 11:38 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 11:38 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdenSat 11:38 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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