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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, September 30, 2012 at 09:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 01' South, Longitude: 37° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.29 meters/second, 1667.9 km/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.1"1036.35 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1036.35 mi
24 hours0° 04' 51.8"5.60 miwest0° 23' 15.2"26.63 misouth27.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' North, Longitude: 140° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 54.8"997.57 miwest0° 10' 28.6"12.00 minorth997.44 mi
24 hours10° 52' 22.0"745.55 mieast3° 58' 39.8"273.38 minorth790.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArushaSun 12:18 PM150 km93 miles81 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaSun 12:18 PM220 km137 miles119 nmEast-southeast ESE
NairobiSun 12:18 PM232 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaSun 12:18 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NakuruSun 12:18 PM368 km228 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CitySun 12:18 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaSun 12:18 PM427 km266 miles231 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSun 12:18 PM444 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MwanzaSun 12:18 PM567 km352 miles306 nmWest W
KismayoSun 12:18 PM587 km365 miles317 nmEast-northeast ENE
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