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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 60° 36' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1032.01 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.99 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.5"4.71 miwest0° 22' 48.1"26.12 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: 27° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.39 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"951.35 miwest0° 05' 15.6"6.03 misouth951.61 mi
24 hours11° 37' 23.2"761.91 mieast2° 31' 01.1"173.11 misouth786.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 11:44 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:44 PM1314 km817 miles710 nmEast E
Port LouisMon 11:44 AM1594 km991 miles861 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:44 AM1729 km1074 miles934 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleMon 12:44 PM1829 km1137 miles988 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuMon 10:44 AM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 10:44 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 10:44 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamMon 10:44 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:14 PM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmNortheast NE
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