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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 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 58° 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' 06.4"4.71 miwest0° 22' 48.1"26.12 misouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 29° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.42 meters/second, 1531.5 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 827.0 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"951.43 miwest0° 05' 16.5"6.05 misouth951.70 mi
24 hours11° 37' 21.7"761.95 mieast2° 31' 22.4"173.51 misouth786.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 11:54 AM334 km208 miles180 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisMon 11:54 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaMon 1:54 PM1590 km988 miles858 nmEast E
Saint-DenisMon 11:54 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmSouth S
MogadishuMon 10:54 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 10:54 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 10:54 AM1825 km1134 miles986 nmSouthwest SW
MaleMon 12:54 PM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamMon 10:54 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmWest W
NairobiMon 10:54 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmWest-northwest WNW
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