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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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' South, Longitude: 49° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.25 meters/second, 1656.9 km/hour, 1029.6 miles/hour or 894.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1029.58 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1029.57 mi
24 hours0° 03' 44.0"4.27 miwest0° 22' 31.7"25.80 misouth26.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 39' North, Longitude: 3° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.80 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.7"992.67 miwest0° 10' 54.7"12.50 misouth992.99 mi
24 hours11° 43' 30.7"801.90 mieast4° 36' 02.5"316.16 misouth865.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaThu 11:28 AM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth S
VictoriaThu 12:28 PM730 km454 miles394 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouThu 11:28 AM765 km476 miles413 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduThu 11:28 AM774 km481 miles418 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniThu 11:28 AM828 km515 miles447 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamThu 11:28 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmWest W
MogadishuThu 11:28 AM1119 km695 miles604 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoThu 11:28 AM1309 km814 miles707 nmSouth S
DodomaThu 11:28 AM1514 km941 miles817 nmWest W
NairobiThu 11:28 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmWest-northwest WNW
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