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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 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 50° 35' 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 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' North, Longitude: 36° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.53 meters/second, 1531.9 km/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 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"951.68 miwest0° 05' 19.2"6.10 misouth951.95 mi
24 hours11° 37' 17.1"762.06 mieast2° 32' 26.2"174.73 misouth787.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 12:24 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouMon 11:24 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduMon 11:24 AM956 km594 miles516 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniMon 11:24 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuMon 11:24 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:24 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmWest W
AntananarivoMon 11:24 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiMon 11:24 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaMon 11:24 AM1644 km1021 miles887 nmWest W
Saint-DenisMon 12:24 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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