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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 08:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 51° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.32 meters/second, 1660.8 km/hour, 1031.9 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 misouth1031.97 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.3"4.71 miwest0° 22' 48.0"26.11 misouth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' North, Longitude: 35° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.52 meters/second, 1531.9 km/hour, 951.9 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"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"951.65 miwest0° 05' 18.9"6.09 misouth951.91 mi
24 hours11° 37' 17.7"762.05 mieast2° 32' 17.7"174.57 misouth787.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 12:20 PM458 km284 miles247 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouMon 11:20 AM1018 km632 miles549 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniMon 11:20 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuMon 11:20 AM1136 km706 miles614 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:20 AM1364 km847 miles736 nmWest W
AntananarivoMon 11:20 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisMon 12:20 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisMon 12:20 PM1689 km1049 miles912 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NairobiMon 11:20 AM1725 km1072 miles931 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaMon 11:20 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest W
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