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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

UTC time = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 9:10:00 AM.

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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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 43' South, Longitude: 39° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.63 meters/second, 1661.9 km/hour, 1032.6 miles/hour or 897.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1032.61 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.59 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.9"4.84 miWest0° 22' 52.5"26.20 miSouth26.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 59° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.27 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.71 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.4"942.04 miWest0° 03' 07.3"3.58 miSouth942.21 mi
24 hours11° 40' 50.5"758.32 miEast1° 41' 14.6"116.07 miSouth771.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Zanzibar CitySun 12:10 PM56 km35 miles30 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamSun 12:10 PM123 km76 miles66 nmSouth S
MombasaSun 12:10 PM186 km116 miles100 nmNorth N
ArushaSun 12:10 PM401 km249 miles217 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaSun 12:10 PM412 km256 miles223 nmWest W
NairobiSun 12:10 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaSun 12:10 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth N
KismayoSun 12:10 PM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NakuruSun 12:10 PM706 km439 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbeyaSun 12:10 PM749 km465 miles404 nmWest-southwest WSW

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