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Day and Night World Map

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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 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 05' South
Longitude: 48° 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 35' North
Longitude: 39° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.57 meters/second, 1532.1 km/hour, 952.0 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' 52.2"951.76 miwest0° 05' 20.2"6.12 misouth952.03 mi
24 hours11° 37' 15.5"762.10 mieast2° 32' 47.5"175.13 misouth787.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduMon 11:34 AM785 km488 miles424 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouMon 11:34 AM804 km500 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniMon 11:34 AM810 km503 miles437 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaMon 12:34 PM832 km517 miles449 nmEast E
KismayoMon 11:34 AM884 km549 miles477 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuMon 11:34 AM950 km590 miles513 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaMon 11:34 AM960 km597 miles518 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:34 AM977 km607 miles528 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityMon 11:34 AM985 km612 miles532 nmWest W
NairobiMon 11:34 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmWest-northwest WNW
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