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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 60° 52' East

The ground speed is currently 461.33 meters/second, 1660.8 kilometres/hour, 1032.0 miles/hour or 896.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1031.93 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.92 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.5"4.71 miWest0° 22' 48.1"26.11 miSouth26.54 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 26° 60' West

The ground speed is currently 425.38 meters/second, 1531.4 kilometres/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.9"951.27 miWest0° 05' 15.5"6.03 miSouth951.54 mi
24 hours11° 37' 23.3"761.86 miEast2° 30' 58.9"173.05 miSouth786.50 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 11:44 AM622 km386 miles336 nm WNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:44 PM1282 km797 miles692 nm E
Port LouisMon 11:44 AM1601 km995 miles864 nm SSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:44 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nm SSW
MaleMon 12:44 PM1805 km1122 miles975 nm NE
MogadishuMon 10:44 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nm WNW
AntananarivoMon 10:44 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nm SW
MoroniMon 10:44 AM2033 km1264 miles1098 nm WSW
Dar es SalaamMon 10:44 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nm W
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:14 PM2405 km1494 miles1299 nm NE