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Day and Night World Map

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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, October 7, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 43' South
Longitude: 39° 10' 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"1032.68 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.66 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 13' North
Longitude: 59° 45' 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"942.12 miwest0° 03' 07.4"3.58 misouth942.28 mi
24 hours11° 40' 50.3"758.37 mieast1° 41' 17.1"116.12 misouth771.15 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 PM49 km31 miles27 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamSun 12:10 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSouth S
MombasaSun 12:10 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArushaSun 12:10 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaSun 12:10 PM382 km237 miles206 nmWest W
NairobiSun 12:10 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaSun 12:10 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNorth N
NakuruSun 12:10 PM690 km429 miles372 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoSun 12:10 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbeyaSun 12:10 PM722 km449 miles390 nmWest-southwest WSW
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