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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 42' South
Longitude: 60° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.65 meters/second, 1661.9 km/hour, 1032.7 miles/hour or 897.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1032.72 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.70 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.3"4.84 miwest0° 22' 52.8"26.20 misouth26.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 17' North
Longitude: 38° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.07 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.68 miwest0° 02' 59.1"3.42 misouth941.83 mi
24 hours11° 41' 01.5"758.23 mieast1° 38' 01.7"112.39 misouth770.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 11:44 AM590 km367 miles319 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 1:44 PM1312 km815 miles709 nmEast E
Port LouisSun 11:44 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSun 11:44 AM1771 km1101 miles957 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSun 12:44 PM1797 km1117 miles971 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuSun 10:44 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSun 10:44 AM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 10:44 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSun 10:44 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:14 PM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmNortheast NE
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