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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: 45° 53' 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"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.5"6.06 miwest0° 23' 21.3"26.75 misouth27.43 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° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.08 meters/second, 1497.9 km/hour, 930.8 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"930.52 miwest0° 01' 16.9"1.47 minorth930.58 mi
24 hours13° 55' 21.0"898.95 mieast1° 07' 40.9"77.61 minorth905.61 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 AM223 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoSat 11:48 AM375 km233 miles202 nmWest W
GarissaSat 11:48 AM697 km433 miles377 nmWest W
GalkayoSat 11:48 AM758 km471 miles409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MombasaSat 11:48 AM829 km515 miles448 nmSouthwest SW
Zanzibar CitySat 11:48 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiSat 11:48 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSat 11:48 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSat 12:48 PM1185 km737 miles640 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addis AbabaSat 11:48 AM1264 km785 miles683 nmNorthwest NW
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