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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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' South, Longitude: 49° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.02 meters/second, 1652.5 km/hour, 1026.8 miles/hour or 892.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1026.82 miwest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 misouth1026.80 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.7"3.80 miwest0° 22' 11.9"25.43 misouth25.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 57' South, Longitude: 33° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.11 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.59 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 28' 13.0"995.59 miwest0° 12' 29.0"14.30 misouth995.51 mi
24 hours13° 00' 28.0"894.97 mieast4° 49' 44.7"331.89 misouth949.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSun 11:28 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth S
MamoutzouSun 11:28 AM656 km408 miles354 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSun 11:28 AM675 km420 miles365 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSun 11:28 AM743 km462 miles401 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 12:28 PM804 km499 miles434 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSun 11:28 AM1108 km689 miles598 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 11:28 AM1184 km736 miles639 nmSouth S
MogadishuSun 11:28 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaSun 11:28 AM1507 km936 miles814 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 12:28 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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