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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' South, Longitude: 58° 10' 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"1032.71 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.70 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.3"4.84 miwest0° 22' 52.7"26.20 misouth26.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 41° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.10 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 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' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.73 miwest0° 03' 00.0"3.44 misouth941.88 mi
24 hours11° 41' 00.2"758.24 mieast1° 38' 24.4"112.82 misouth770.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 11:54 AM323 km201 miles175 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 1:54 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmEast E
Port LouisSun 11:54 AM1602 km996 miles865 nmSouth S
MogadishuSun 10:54 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSun 11:54 AM1705 km1059 miles920 nmSouth S
MoroniSun 10:54 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 10:54 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSun 12:54 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSun 10:54 AM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmWest W
NairobiSun 10:54 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmWest W
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