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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 08:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 43° 23' 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 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 03' South, Longitude: 127° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.10 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' 42.8"930.54 miwest0° 01' 18.2"1.50 minorth930.61 mi
24 hours13° 55' 10.0"898.77 mieast1° 08' 12.4"78.21 minorth905.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoSat 11:58 AM106 km66 miles57 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuSat 11:58 AM306 km190 miles165 nmNortheast NE
GarissaSat 11:58 AM421 km261 miles227 nmWest W
MombasaSat 11:58 AM617 km383 miles333 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiSat 11:58 AM746 km464 miles403 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruSat 11:58 AM815 km506 miles440 nmWest W
Zanzibar CitySat 11:58 AM834 km518 miles450 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GalkayoSat 11:58 AM864 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamSat 11:58 AM889 km553 miles480 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaSat 11:58 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmSouthwest SW
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