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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 06' South
Longitude: 40° 35' 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"1031.96 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.95 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 32' North
Longitude: 46° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.68 meters/second, 1532.5 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' 52.4"952.01 miwest0° 05' 22.8"6.17 misouth952.28 mi
24 hours11° 37' 10.9"762.21 mieast2° 33' 50.9"176.35 misouth787.64 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 PM155 km96 miles84 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamMon 12:04 PM165 km102 miles89 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaMon 12:04 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArushaMon 12:04 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaMon 12:04 PM537 km333 miles290 nmWest W
NairobiMon 12:04 PM678 km421 miles366 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMon 12:04 PM685 km426 miles370 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MutsamuduMon 12:04 PM791 km491 miles427 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NakuruMon 12:04 PM814 km506 miles439 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouMon 12:04 PM898 km558 miles485 nmSoutheast SE
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