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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° 22' 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"1031.92 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.90 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° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.49 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"951.52 miwest0° 05' 18.2"6.08 misouth951.79 mi
24 hours11° 37' 18.7"761.97 mieast2° 32' 02.6"174.27 misouth786.90 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 PM282 km175 miles152 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuMon 11:14 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMon 11:14 AM1273 km791 miles687 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 11:14 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:14 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmWest W
Port LouisMon 12:14 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisMon 12:14 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmSouth S
NairobiMon 11:14 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaMon 11:14 AM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 2:14 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmEast E
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