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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 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' South, Longitude: 53° 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"1032.70 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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 46° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.14 meters/second, 1516.1 km/hour, 942.1 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"941.83 miwest0° 03' 02.0"3.48 misouth941.99 mi
24 hours11° 40' 57.6"758.28 mieast1° 39' 09.9"113.69 misouth770.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 12:14 PM281 km174 miles152 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuSun 11:14 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSun 11:14 AM1268 km788 miles685 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamSun 11:14 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 11:14 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSun 12:14 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSun 12:14 PM1697 km1054 miles916 nmSouth S
NairobiSun 11:14 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaSun 11:14 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 2:14 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmEast E
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