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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, October 6, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 19' South, Longitude: 58° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.94 meters/second, 1663.0 km/hour, 1033.3 miles/hour or 897.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.38 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.37 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.8"4.97 miwest0° 22' 57.0"26.29 misouth26.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 60' North, Longitude: 53° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.14 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.8"937.32 miwest0° 00' 39.2"0.75 misouth937.36 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.3"756.57 mieast0° 42' 46.2"49.04 misouth759.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 11:54 AM318 km198 miles172 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 1:54 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmEast E
Port LouisSat 11:54 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouth S
MogadishuSat 10:54 AM1649 km1025 miles890 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSat 11:54 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmSouth S
MoroniSat 10:54 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 10:54 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSat 12:54 PM1996 km1241 miles1078 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSat 10:54 AM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmWest W
NairobiSat 10:54 AM2421 km1505 miles1307 nmWest W
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