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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 09:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' South, Longitude: 40° 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"1031.89 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 09:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' North, Longitude: 46° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.68 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.5 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"951.94 miwest0° 05' 22.8"6.17 misouth952.21 mi
24 hours11° 37' 11.0"762.16 mieast2° 33' 48.7"176.29 misouth787.57 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 12:04 PM186 km115 miles100 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamMon 12:04 PM192 km119 miles104 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaMon 12:04 PM262 km163 miles142 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArushaMon 12:04 PM554 km344 miles299 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaMon 12:04 PM568 km353 miles306 nmWest W
GarissaMon 12:04 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoMon 12:04 PM661 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniMon 12:04 PM672 km418 miles363 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NairobiMon 12:04 PM697 km433 miles376 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniMon 12:04 PM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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