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Day and Night World Map

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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 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 28' South
Longitude: 50° 31' 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"1031.23 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1031.21 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 03' North
Longitude: 25° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.51 meters/second, 1553.4 km/hour, 965.3 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"965.09 miwest0° 07' 26.3"8.53 misouth965.43 mi
24 hours11° 34' 32.4"769.61 mieast3° 20' 49.8"230.14 misouth809.02 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 PM583 km362 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntsirananaTue 11:24 AM657 km408 miles355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouTue 11:24 AM908 km564 miles490 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduTue 11:24 AM921 km573 miles498 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniTue 11:24 AM979 km608 miles528 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuTue 11:24 AM1103 km686 miles596 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:24 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmWest W
AntananarivoTue 11:24 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiTue 11:24 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaTue 11:24 AM1636 km1016 miles883 nmWest W
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