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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 8:44:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' South, Longitude: 45° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.32 meters/second, 1660.7 km/hour, 1031.9 miles/hour or 896.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1031.90 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.1"4.70 miWest0° 22' 47.9"26.11 miSouth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' North, Longitude: 41° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.60 meters/second, 1532.2 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.2"951.77 miWest0° 05' 21.0"6.13 miSouth952.04 mi
24 hours11° 37' 14.2"762.08 miEast2° 33' 06.3"175.48 miSouth787.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniMon 11:44 AM683 km424 miles369 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduMon 11:44 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MombasaMon 11:44 AM723 km449 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniMon 11:44 AM723 km450 miles391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:44 AM733 km455 miles396 nmWest W
KismayoMon 11:44 AM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Zanzibar CityMon 11:44 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest W
MamoutzouMon 11:44 AM743 km462 miles401 nmSouth S
MogadishuMon 11:44 AM901 km560 miles487 nmNorth N
GarissaMon 11:44 AM932 km579 miles503 nmNorthwest NW

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