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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 08:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 51° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.86 meters/second, 1655.5 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"1028.71 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.69 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.2"4.12 miwest0° 22' 25.5"25.69 misouth26.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 05' North, Longitude: 11° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.49 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 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' 23.9"1000.96 miwest0° 12' 03.0"13.80 misouth1001.18 mi
24 hours11° 59' 49.8"827.81 mieast4° 57' 14.3"340.41 misouth896.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 12:18 PM519 km322 miles280 nmNortheast NE
AntsirananaFri 11:18 AM588 km365 miles317 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouFri 11:18 AM923 km573 miles498 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduFri 11:18 AM959 km596 miles518 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniFri 11:18 AM1037 km644 miles560 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuFri 11:18 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 11:18 AM1336 km830 miles722 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:18 AM1388 km862 miles749 nmWest W
Port LouisFri 12:18 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisFri 12:18 PM1520 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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