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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 08:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 56' South, Longitude: 54° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.22 meters/second, 1664.0 km/hour, 1034.0 miles/hour or 898.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1034.00 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.99 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.0"5.09 miwest0° 23' 00.8"26.36 misouth26.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 68° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.84 meters/second, 1511.4 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.4"938.89 miwest0° 01' 39.9"1.91 minorth938.81 mi
24 hours11° 40' 39.0"755.44 mieast0° 13' 07.0"15.04 minorth755.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 12:08 PM79 km49 miles43 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuFri 11:08 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniFri 11:08 AM1468 km912 miles793 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisFri 12:08 PM1710 km1062 miles923 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamFri 11:08 AM1731 km1076 miles935 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 11:08 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisFri 12:08 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaFri 2:08 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmEast E
NairobiFri 11:08 AM2040 km1268 miles1101 nmWest W
DodomaFri 11:08 AM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmWest W
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