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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 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 56' South, Longitude: 50° 05' 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"1033.92 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.91 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.9"5.09 miwest0° 23' 00.8"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 Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 72° 43' 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"938.77 miwest0° 01' 38.0"1.87 minorth938.68 mi
24 hours11° 40' 42.4"755.40 mieast0° 12' 22.8"14.20 minorth755.02 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 PM596 km371 miles322 nmEast E
MogadishuFri 11:28 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoFri 11:28 AM980 km609 miles529 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduFri 11:28 AM1015 km630 miles548 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouFri 11:28 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniFri 11:28 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:28 AM1214 km754 miles655 nmWest W
NairobiFri 11:28 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 11:28 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmSouth S
DodomaFri 11:28 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmWest W
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