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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

UTC time = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 8:04:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 57' 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"1032.64 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.62 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.1"4.84 miWest0° 22' 52.7"26.20 miSouth26.64 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° 31' 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"941.70 miWest0° 03' 00.9"3.46 miSouth941.86 mi
24 hours11° 40' 59.1"758.21 miEast1° 38' 44.7"113.20 miSouth770.46 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 PM131 km81 miles71 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MogadishuSun 11:04 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSun 11:04 AM1544 km960 miles834 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisSun 12:04 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSun 12:04 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSun 11:04 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSun 2:04 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmEast E
Dar es SalaamSun 11:04 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmWest W
NairobiSun 11:04 AM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaSun 11:04 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmWest W

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