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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 08:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' South, Longitude: 43° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.31 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"1031.97 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 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' North, Longitude: 44° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.64 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 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' 52.3"951.93 miwest0° 05' 21.9"6.15 misouth952.20 mi
24 hours11° 37' 12.4"762.18 mieast2° 33' 29.9"175.94 misouth787.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dar es SalaamMon 11:54 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityMon 11:54 AM431 km268 miles233 nmWest W
MombasaMon 11:54 AM441 km274 miles238 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 11:54 AM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth S
KismayoMon 11:54 AM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth N
MutsamuduMon 11:54 AM686 km426 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GarissaMon 11:54 AM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MamoutzouMon 11:54 AM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaMon 11:54 AM813 km505 miles439 nmWest W
NairobiMon 11:54 AM877 km545 miles473 nmNorthwest NW
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