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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 08:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at 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 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
AntsirananaFri 11:38 AM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniFri 11:38 AM598 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouFri 11:38 AM599 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FomboniFri 11:38 AM619 km384 miles334 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
KismayoFri 11:38 AM931 km579 miles503 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaFri 12:38 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmEast-northeast ENE
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