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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 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 54° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.32 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"1031.99 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.98 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.4"4.71 miwest0° 22' 48.0"26.11 misouth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 33° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.48 meters/second, 1531.7 km/hour, 951.8 miles/hour or 827.1 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' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"951.56 miwest0° 05' 18.0"6.07 misouth951.83 mi
24 hours11° 37' 19.1"762.01 mieast2° 31' 56.5"174.16 misouth786.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 12:10 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuMon 11:10 AM1325 km823 miles715 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMon 11:10 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 11:10 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisMon 12:10 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:10 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmWest W
Saint-DenisMon 12:10 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmSouth S
NairobiMon 11:10 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 2:10 PM2031 km1262 miles1096 nmEast E
DodomaMon 11:10 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmWest W
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