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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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 36' South
Longitude: 46° 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"1028.69 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.68 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.1"4.12 miwest0° 22' 25.4"25.68 misouth26.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 01' North
Longitude: 6° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.53 meters/second, 1611.1 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' 23.4"1001.03 miwest0° 12' 03.8"13.82 misouth1001.25 mi
24 hours12° 00' 07.5"828.22 mieast4° 57' 26.1"340.63 misouth896.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduFri 11:38 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniFri 11:38 AM592 km368 miles320 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouFri 11:38 AM599 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:38 AM838 km520 miles452 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityFri 11:38 AM859 km534 miles464 nmWest W
MombasaFri 11:38 AM884 km550 miles478 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaFri 12:38 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuFri 11:38 AM1079 km671 miles583 nmNorth N
DodomaFri 11:38 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 11:38 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmSouth S
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