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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

UTC time = Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 8:24:00 AM.

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

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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 28' South, Longitude: 50° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.99 meters/second, 1659.5 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"1031.16 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1031.14 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.1"4.57 miWest0° 22' 42.9"26.02 miSouth26.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' North, Longitude: 25° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.50 meters/second, 1553.4 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.8 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' 01.4"965.02 miWest0° 07' 26.2"8.52 miSouth965.35 mi
24 hours11° 34' 32.4"769.55 miEast3° 20' 47.8"230.08 miSouth808.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 12:24 PM554 km344 miles299 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntsirananaTue 11:24 AM664 km412 miles358 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouTue 11:24 AM928 km577 miles501 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduTue 11:24 AM944 km587 miles510 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniTue 11:24 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniTue 11:24 AM1010 km628 miles546 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuTue 11:24 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:24 AM1274 km792 miles688 nmWest W
AntananarivoTue 11:24 AM1422 km883 miles768 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiTue 11:24 AM1655 km1028 miles894 nmWest-northwest WNW

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