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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° 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 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 03' South, Longitude: 127° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.09 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"930.48 miwest0° 01' 18.0"1.49 minorth930.54 mi
24 hours13° 55' 11.3"898.73 mieast1° 08' 08.8"78.13 minorth905.46 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 AM134 km83 miles72 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuSat 11:58 AM285 km177 miles154 nmNortheast NE
GarissaSat 11:58 AM451 km280 miles244 nmWest W
MombasaSat 11:58 AM638 km396 miles344 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiSat 11:58 AM777 km483 miles419 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruSat 11:58 AM846 km525 miles457 nmWest W
GalkayoSat 11:58 AM849 km527 miles458 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zanzibar CitySat 11:58 AM851 km529 miles460 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 11:58 AM906 km563 miles489 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AwasaSat 11:58 AM960 km597 miles519 nmNorthwest NW
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