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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 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 43' South
Longitude: 38° 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 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 13' North
Longitude: 60° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.28 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"942.14 miwest0° 03' 07.8"3.59 misouth942.30 mi
24 hours11° 40' 49.8"758.38 mieast1° 41' 26.2"116.30 misouth771.19 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 12:14 PM124 km77 miles67 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamSun 12:14 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSoutheast SE
MombasaSun 12:14 PM249 km155 miles135 nmNortheast NE
DodomaSun 12:14 PM272 km169 miles147 nmWest W
ArushaSun 12:14 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiSun 12:14 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaSun 12:14 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbeyaSun 12:14 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruSun 12:14 PM642 km399 miles347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarongaSun 11:14 AM659 km410 miles356 nmSouthwest SW
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