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Day and Night World Map

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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 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 57' South
Longitude: 49° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.21 meters/second, 1664.0 km/hour, 1033.9 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"1033.99 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.98 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.9"5.09 miwest0° 23' 00.7"26.36 misouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 47' North
Longitude: 72° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.81 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.0 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' 54.2"938.83 miwest0° 01' 37.9"1.87 minorth938.75 mi
24 hours11° 40' 42.6"755.45 mieast0° 12' 20.2"14.15 minorth755.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 12:28 PM627 km390 miles339 nmEast E
MogadishuFri 11:28 AM918 km571 miles496 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoFri 11:28 AM953 km592 miles515 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduFri 11:28 AM996 km619 miles538 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouFri 11:28 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniFri 11:28 AM1031 km641 miles557 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:28 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmWest W
NairobiFri 11:28 AM1499 km932 miles810 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaFri 11:28 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 11:28 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouth S
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