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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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 46° 10' 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 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 03' South, Longitude: 129° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.08 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' 42.5"930.45 miwest0° 01' 16.7"1.47 minorth930.52 mi
24 hours13° 55' 22.2"898.90 mieast1° 07' 37.3"77.53 minorth905.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuSat 11:48 AM234 km145 miles126 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoSat 11:48 AM406 km252 miles219 nmWest W
GarissaSat 11:48 AM728 km452 miles393 nmWest W
GalkayoSat 11:48 AM751 km467 miles406 nmNorth N
MombasaSat 11:48 AM855 km531 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiSat 11:48 AM1051 km653 miles568 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSat 11:48 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSat 12:48 PM1158 km719 miles625 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addis AbabaSat 11:48 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiSat 11:48 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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