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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

UTC time = Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 8:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Latitude: 7° 58' South, Longitude: 52° 03' 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"1027.71 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miSouth1027.69 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.1"3.96 miWest0° 22' 18.9"25.56 miSouth25.86 mi

Position of the Moon

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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 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' 30.7"1002.30 miWest0° 12' 38.0"14.47 miSouth1002.37 mi
24 hours12° 25' 44.2"859.62 miEast5° 03' 10.4"347.19 miSouth925.52 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 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
AntsirananaSat 11:18 AM564 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouSat 11:18 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSat 11:18 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSat 11:18 AM1048 km651 miles566 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 11:18 AM1305 km811 miles705 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuSat 11:18 AM1335 km829 miles721 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamSat 11:18 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmWest W
Port LouisSat 12:18 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSat 12:18 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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