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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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 28' South, Longitude: 53° 01' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1031.23 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1031.22 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.1"4.57 miwest0° 22' 43.0"26.02 misouth26.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' North, Longitude: 22° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.46 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.2"964.99 miwest0° 07' 25.4"8.51 misouth965.33 mi
24 hours11° 34' 33.0"769.54 mieast3° 20' 30.8"229.77 misouth808.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 12:14 PM338 km210 miles182 nmNortheast NE
MoroniTue 11:14 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuTue 11:14 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoTue 11:14 AM1501 km933 miles811 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:14 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest W
Port LouisTue 12:14 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisTue 12:14 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmSouth S
NairobiTue 11:14 AM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaTue 11:14 AM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmWest W
Diego GarciaTue 2:14 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmEast E
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