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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 08:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 49° 05' 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"1031.98 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.97 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.3"4.71 miwest0° 22' 47.9"26.11 misouth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 38° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.55 meters/second, 1532.0 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"951.73 miwest0° 05' 19.8"6.11 misouth952.00 mi
24 hours11° 37' 16.0"762.08 mieast2° 32' 38.9"174.97 misouth787.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 12:30 PM723 km450 miles391 nmEast-northeast ENE
MutsamuduMon 11:30 AM847 km526 miles457 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouMon 11:30 AM853 km530 miles461 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniMon 11:30 AM885 km550 miles478 nmSouthwest SW
KismayoMon 11:30 AM965 km599 miles521 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuMon 11:30 AM991 km616 miles535 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:30 AM1088 km676 miles587 nmWest W
AntananarivoMon 11:30 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmSouth S
NairobiMon 11:30 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaMon 11:30 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmWest W
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