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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 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' South, Longitude: 45° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.32 meters/second, 1660.7 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 misouth1031.96 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.1"4.70 miwest0° 22' 47.9"26.11 misouth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' North, Longitude: 41° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.61 meters/second, 1532.2 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.3 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"951.85 miwest0° 05' 21.1"6.13 misouth952.11 mi
24 hours11° 37' 13.9"762.14 mieast2° 33' 08.7"175.54 misouth787.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniMon 11:44 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduMon 11:44 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSouth S
MombasaMon 11:44 AM694 km431 miles375 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:44 AM702 km436 miles379 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityMon 11:44 AM708 km440 miles382 nmWest W
KismayoMon 11:44 AM719 km446 miles388 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MamoutzouMon 11:44 AM741 km460 miles400 nmSouth S
MogadishuMon 11:44 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth N
GarissaMon 11:44 AM909 km565 miles491 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaMon 11:44 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmWest W
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