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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 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 49° 20' 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"1028.70 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.68 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 03' North, Longitude: 8° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.51 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.1 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 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.7"1001.00 miwest0° 12' 03.4"13.81 misouth1001.21 mi
24 hours11° 59' 58.6"828.01 mieast4° 57' 20.3"340.52 misouth896.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaFri 11:28 AM517 km322 miles279 nmSouth S
MamoutzouFri 11:28 AM728 km452 miles393 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduFri 11:28 AM740 km460 miles399 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaFri 12:28 PM753 km468 miles407 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniFri 11:28 AM799 km496 miles431 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:28 AM1113 km691 miles601 nmWest W
MogadishuFri 11:28 AM1155 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoFri 11:28 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmSouth S
DodomaFri 11:28 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmWest W
NairobiFri 11:28 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmWest-northwest WNW
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