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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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 45° 48' 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' 13.0"1037.87 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.87 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.7"6.03 miwest0° 23' 21.7"26.76 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 55' South, Longitude: 143° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.2"938.58 miwest0° 04' 25.4"5.07 minorth938.81 mi
24 hours13° 23' 07.1"870.65 mieast2° 17' 52.9"158.07 minorth890.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuSun 11:48 AM263 km163 miles142 nmNorth N
KismayoSun 11:48 AM362 km225 miles195 nmWest W
GarissaSun 11:48 AM685 km426 miles370 nmWest W
MombasaSun 11:48 AM798 km496 miles431 nmWest-southwest WSW
GalkayoSun 11:48 AM802 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zanzibar CitySun 11:48 AM979 km608 miles529 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiSun 11:48 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSun 11:48 AM1021 km635 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSun 12:48 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoroniSun 11:48 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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