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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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' South, Longitude: 43° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.11 meters/second, 1642.0 km/hour, 1020.3 miles/hour or 886.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1020.27 miwest0° 00' 53.6"1.02 misouth1020.24 mi
24 hours0° 02' 25.4"2.75 miwest0° 21' 21.1"24.46 misouth24.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 113° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.52 meters/second, 1506.7 km/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.60 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.7"936.01 miwest0° 03' 45.1"4.30 minorth936.20 mi
24 hours13° 47' 21.4"895.63 mieast2° 03' 49.2"141.95 minorth912.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniSat 11:48 AM146 km91 miles79 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduSat 11:48 AM188 km117 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FomboniSat 11:48 AM194 km121 miles105 nmSouth S
MamoutzouSat 11:48 AM287 km178 miles155 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirananaSat 11:48 AM618 km384 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
MahajangaSat 11:48 AM630 km391 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamSat 11:48 AM655 km407 miles353 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CitySat 11:48 AM710 km441 miles384 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaSat 10:48 AM715 km444 miles386 nmSouthwest SW
MombasaSat 11:48 AM856 km532 miles462 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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