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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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 14' South
Longitude: 46° 54' 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 misouth1029.56 mi
24 hours0° 03' 44.0"4.27 miwest0° 22' 31.6"25.80 misouth26.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 37' North
Longitude: 5° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.83 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 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' 53.6"992.75 miwest0° 10' 55.2"12.51 misouth993.06 mi
24 hours11° 43' 35.8"802.06 mieast4° 36' 14.0"316.39 misouth865.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduThu 11:38 AM611 km379 miles330 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirananaThu 11:38 AM618 km384 miles333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniThu 11:38 AM629 km391 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouThu 11:38 AM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamThu 11:38 AM841 km523 miles454 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityThu 11:38 AM859 km534 miles464 nmWest W
MombasaThu 11:38 AM873 km543 miles472 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoThu 11:38 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaThu 12:38 PM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuThu 11:38 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmNorth N
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