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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, October 21, 2019 at 07:48:00.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 21, 2019 at 07:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' South, Longitude: 59° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 455.98 meters/second, 1641.5 kilometres/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.1"1019.90 miWest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 miSouth1019.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.6"2.71 miWest0° 21' 18.6"24.41 miSouth24.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 21, 2019 at 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 18' North, Longitude: 29° 15' West

The ground speed is currently 413.00 meters/second, 1486.8 kilometres/hour, 923.9 miles/hour or 802.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.40 miWest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miSouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.7"923.49 miWest0° 03' 23.2"3.89 miSouth923.69 mi
24 hours13° 42' 44.5"877.70 miEast1° 59' 51.7"137.44 miSouth894.39 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 11:48 am781 km485 miles422 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisMon 11:48 am1071 km665 miles578 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 11:48 am1202 km747 miles649 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaMon 1:48 pm1500 km932 miles810 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoMon 10:48 am1552 km964 miles838 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniMon 10:48 am1742 km1082 miles941 nmWest W
MogadishuMon 10:48 am2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamMon 10:48 am2228 km1384 miles1203 nmWest W
MaleMon 12:48 pm2281 km1418 miles1232 nmNortheast NE
DodomaMon 10:48 am2626 km1632 miles1418 nmWest W
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