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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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 07:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' South, Longitude: 61° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.88 meters/second, 1655.6 km/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.73 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.4"4.12 miwest0° 22' 25.7"25.69 misouth26.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 07:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 13' North, Longitude: 20° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.43 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.0"1000.81 miwest0° 12' 01.5"13.77 misouth1001.04 mi
24 hours11° 59' 14.8"827.00 mieast4° 56' 50.1"339.94 misouth895.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 11:38 AM779 km484 miles420 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 1:38 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmEast E
Port LouisFri 11:38 AM1468 km912 miles793 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:38 AM1623 km1009 miles876 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 12:38 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoFri 10:38 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniFri 10:38 AM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuFri 10:38 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:08 PM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamFri 10:38 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmWest W
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