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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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 58' South
Longitude: 51° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.45 meters/second, 1654.0 km/hour, 1027.8 miles/hour or 893.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1027.78 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 misouth1027.77 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.1"3.96 miwest0° 22' 18.9"25.56 misouth25.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 52' South
Longitude: 23° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.12 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 30.6"1002.37 miwest0° 12' 38.0"14.47 misouth1002.44 mi
24 hours12° 25' 45.6"859.71 mieast5° 03' 10.3"347.21 misouth925.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 12:18 PM551 km342 miles297 nmNortheast NE
MamoutzouSat 11:18 AM892 km554 miles482 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSat 11:18 AM931 km579 miles503 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSat 11:18 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 11:18 AM1295 km805 miles699 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuSat 11:18 AM1318 km819 miles711 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamSat 11:18 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 12:18 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisSat 12:18 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaSat 11:18 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmWest W
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