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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 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 53° 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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 34° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.50 meters/second, 1531.8 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"951.60 miwest0° 05' 18.3"6.08 misouth951.86 mi
24 hours11° 37' 18.5"762.03 mieast2° 32' 05.0"174.32 misouth786.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 12:14 PM308 km191 miles166 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniMon 11:14 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuMon 11:14 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:14 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmWest W
AntananarivoMon 11:14 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisMon 12:14 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisMon 12:14 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmSouth S
NairobiMon 11:14 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaMon 11:14 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 2:14 PM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmEast E
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