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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 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' South, Longitude: 50° 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' 13.0"4.84 miwest0° 22' 52.6"26.20 misouth26.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 48° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.17 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"941.88 miwest0° 03' 02.9"3.50 misouth942.04 mi
24 hours11° 40' 56.4"758.29 mieast1° 39' 32.6"114.13 misouth770.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 12:24 PM544 km338 miles294 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouSun 11:24 AM984 km611 miles531 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSun 11:24 AM992 km616 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuSun 11:24 AM1041 km647 miles562 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSun 11:24 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSun 11:24 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 11:24 AM1501 km933 miles810 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiSun 11:24 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaSun 11:24 AM1653 km1027 miles892 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 12:24 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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