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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 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 19' South, Longitude: 54° 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' 10.8"1033.38 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.36 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.7"4.97 miwest0° 22' 57.0"26.28 misouth26.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 60' North, Longitude: 56° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.14 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.8 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"937.34 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 misouth937.37 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.2"756.59 mieast0° 43' 23.8"49.76 misouth760.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 12:10 PM156 km97 miles84 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuSat 11:10 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSat 11:10 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamSat 11:10 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 11:10 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSat 12:10 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSat 12:10 PM1726 km1073 miles932 nmSouth S
NairobiSat 11:10 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 2:10 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmEast E
DodomaSat 11:10 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmWest W
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