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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 08:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 28' South, Longitude: 55° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 460.99 meters/second, 1659.6 kilometres/hour, 1031.2 miles/hour or 896.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1031.17 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1031.15 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.2"4.57 miWest0° 22' 43.0"26.02 miSouth26.41 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 08:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' North, Longitude: 20° 13' West

The ground speed is currently 431.42 meters/second, 1553.1 kilometres/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.08 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.2"964.81 miWest0° 07' 24.5"8.49 miSouth965.15 mi
24 hours11° 34' 33.6"769.41 miEast3° 20' 09.8"229.36 miSouth808.61 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 12:04 PM207 km129 miles112 nm N
MoroniTue 11:04 AM1495 km929 miles807 nm WSW
MogadishuTue 11:04 AM1496 km929 miles808 nm NW
Port LouisTue 12:04 PM1527 km949 miles825 nm S
Saint-DenisTue 12:04 PM1595 km991 miles861 nm S
AntananarivoTue 11:04 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nm SSW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:04 AM1827 km1135 miles986 nm W
Diego GarciaTue 2:04 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nm E
NairobiTue 11:04 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nm WNW
DodomaTue 11:04 AM2220 km1379 miles1199 nm W