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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° 22' 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"1031.93 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.91 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.5"4.71 miwest0° 22' 48.1"26.11 misouth26.53 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° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.42 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"951.36 miwest0° 05' 16.4"6.04 misouth951.62 mi
24 hours11° 37' 21.8"761.89 mieast2° 31' 20.1"173.45 misouth786.63 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 AM362 km225 miles195 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:54 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmEast E
Port LouisMon 11:54 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 11:54 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouth S
MogadishuMon 10:54 AM1705 km1059 miles920 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 10:54 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 10:54 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmSouthwest SW
MaleMon 12:54 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamMon 10:54 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmWest W
NairobiMon 10:54 AM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmWest-northwest WNW
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