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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 08:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 55° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.33 meters/second, 1660.8 km/hour, 1032.0 miles/hour or 896.7 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 misouth1031.98 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.4"4.71 miwest0° 22' 48.0"26.11 misouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 08:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' North, Longitude: 32° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.46 meters/second, 1531.7 km/hour, 951.7 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"951.51 miwest0° 05' 17.4"6.06 misouth951.78 mi
24 hours11° 37' 20.0"761.99 mieast2° 31' 43.8"173.92 misouth786.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 12:04 PM162 km101 miles88 nmNorth N
MogadishuMon 11:04 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMon 11:04 AM1491 km927 miles805 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisMon 12:04 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 12:04 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmSouth S
AntananarivoMon 11:04 AM1668 km1037 miles901 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:04 AM1805 km1122 miles975 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 2:04 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmEast E
NairobiMon 11:04 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaMon 11:04 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmWest W
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