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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° 37' 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"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.63 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.61 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.2"4.12 miwest0° 22' 25.5"25.68 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° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.51 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' 23.7"1000.92 miwest0° 12' 03.4"13.81 misouth1001.14 mi
24 hours11° 59' 57.7"827.93 mieast4° 57' 19.6"340.48 misouth896.60 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 AM519 km322 miles280 nmSouth S
VictoriaFri 12:28 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouFri 11:28 AM747 km464 miles403 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduFri 11:28 AM762 km474 miles412 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniFri 11:28 AM826 km513 miles446 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniFri 11:28 AM831 km516 miles449 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:28 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmWest W
MogadishuFri 11:28 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoFri 11:28 AM1272 km791 miles687 nmSouth S
DodomaFri 11:28 AM1541 km957 miles832 nmWest W
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