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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 06' South
Longitude: 38° 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 misouth1031.94 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 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 31' North
Longitude: 49° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.72 meters/second, 1532.6 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' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.4"952.10 miwest0° 05' 23.7"6.19 misouth952.37 mi
24 hours11° 37' 09.4"762.25 mieast2° 34' 12.2"176.75 misouth787.77 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 12:14 PM122 km76 miles66 nmEast E
Dar es SalaamMon 12:14 PM154 km96 miles83 nmEast-southeast ESE
DodomaMon 12:14 PM260 km162 miles140 nmWest W
MombasaMon 12:14 PM287 km178 miles155 nmNortheast NE
ArushaMon 12:14 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiMon 12:14 PM551 km342 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NakuruMon 12:14 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaMon 12:14 PM699 km434 miles377 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMon 12:14 PM842 km523 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
MuyingaMon 11:14 AM932 km579 miles503 nmWest-northwest WNW
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