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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 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' South, Longitude: 39° 05' 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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' North, Longitude: 48° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.70 meters/second, 1532.5 km/hour, 952.3 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"952.06 miwest0° 05' 23.5"6.18 misouth952.33 mi
24 hours11° 37' 09.9"762.24 mieast2° 34' 03.6"176.59 misouth787.72 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 12:10 PM13 km8 miles7 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamMon 12:10 PM82 km51 miles45 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MombasaMon 12:10 PM235 km146 miles127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DodomaMon 12:10 PM371 km230 miles200 nmWest W
ArushaMon 12:10 PM403 km250 miles217 nmNorthwest NW
NairobiMon 12:10 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaMon 12:10 PM627 km390 miles339 nmNorth N
MbeyaMon 12:10 PM695 km432 miles375 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruMon 12:10 PM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoMon 12:10 PM742 km461 miles400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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