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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 08:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' South, Longitude: 51° 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"1032.70 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.69 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.1"4.84 miwest0° 22' 52.6"26.20 misouth26.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 47° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.16 meters/second, 1516.2 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.7 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"941.86 miwest0° 03' 02.5"3.49 misouth942.02 mi
24 hours11° 40' 56.8"758.29 mieast1° 39' 23.5"113.95 misouth770.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 12:20 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuSun 11:20 AM1108 km689 miles598 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSun 11:20 AM1137 km706 miles614 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSun 11:20 AM1375 km854 miles742 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 11:20 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSun 12:20 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NairobiSun 11:20 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSun 12:20 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaSun 11:20 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmWest W
DjiboutiSun 11:20 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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