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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° 42' 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"1036.42 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1036.42 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° 35' North, Longitude: 141° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.00 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"997.63 miwest0° 10' 28.6"12.00 minorth997.50 mi
24 hours10° 52' 22.3"745.60 mieast3° 58' 38.6"273.37 minorth790.34 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 PM120 km75 miles65 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiSun 12:18 PM216 km134 miles117 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaSun 12:18 PM247 km154 miles134 nmEast-southeast ESE
NakuruSun 12:18 PM351 km218 miles189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaSun 12:18 PM357 km222 miles193 nmNortheast NE
Zanzibar CitySun 12:18 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaSun 12:18 PM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamSun 12:18 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MwanzaSun 12:18 PM536 km333 miles289 nmWest W
MbaleSun 12:18 PM599 km372 miles323 nmNorthwest NW
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