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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 08:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' South, Longitude: 55° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.64 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' 13.1"4.84 miwest0° 22' 52.7"26.20 misouth26.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 08:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 43° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.12 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 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' 44.1"941.78 miwest0° 03' 01.0"3.46 misouth941.93 mi
24 hours11° 40' 58.9"758.26 mieast1° 38' 47.2"113.26 misouth770.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 12:04 PM122 km76 miles66 nmNorth N
MogadishuSun 11:04 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSun 11:04 AM1517 km942 miles819 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisSun 12:04 PM1612 km1002 miles871 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSun 12:04 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSun 11:04 AM1708 km1062 miles922 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamSun 11:04 AM1816 km1129 miles981 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 2:04 PM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmEast E
NairobiSun 11:04 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaSun 11:04 AM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmWest W
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