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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' South, Longitude: 41° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.31 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 misouth1031.88 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.0"4.70 miwest0° 22' 47.7"26.11 misouth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' North, Longitude: 45° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 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' 52.3"951.90 miwest0° 05' 22.4"6.16 misouth952.17 mi
24 hours11° 37' 11.6"762.14 mieast2° 33' 40.2"176.13 misouth787.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Zanzibar CityMon 12:00 Noon296 km184 miles160 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamMon 12:00 Noon297 km184 miles160 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaMon 12:00 Noon332 km206 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMon 12:00 Noon637 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KismayoMon 12:00 Noon639 km397 miles345 nmNorth N
ArushaMon 12:00 Noon650 km404 miles351 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarissaMon 12:00 Noon671 km417 miles363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaMon 12:00 Noon678 km421 miles366 nmWest W
FomboniMon 12:00 Noon714 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MutsamuduMon 12:00 Noon726 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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