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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 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' South, Longitude: 54° 10' 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 misouth1032.69 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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 45° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.13 meters/second, 1516.1 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"941.81 miwest0° 03' 01.6"3.47 misouth941.97 mi
24 hours11° 40' 58.1"758.27 mieast1° 39' 00.8"113.52 misouth770.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 12:10 PM186 km116 miles101 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuSun 11:10 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSun 11:10 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 11:10 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSun 12:10 PM1640 km1019 miles886 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamSun 11:10 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 12:10 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSouth S
NairobiSun 11:10 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 2:10 PM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmEast E
DodomaSun 11:10 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmWest W
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