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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 07:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 59° 06' 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"1032.00 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 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 28° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.41 meters/second, 1531.5 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' 52.0"951.40 miwest0° 05' 16.1"6.04 misouth951.66 mi
24 hours11° 37' 22.3"761.94 mieast2° 31' 14.0"173.35 misouth786.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 11:50 AM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:50 PM1480 km919 miles799 nmEast E
Port LouisMon 11:50 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 11:50 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuMon 10:50 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 10:50 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 10:50 AM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmSouthwest SW
MaleMon 12:50 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamMon 10:50 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest W
NairobiMon 10:50 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmWest-northwest WNW
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