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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 09:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' South, Longitude: 36° 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 misouth1031.94 mi
24 hours0° 04' 05.9"4.70 miwest0° 22' 47.7"26.11 misouth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 31' North, Longitude: 50° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.74 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 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' 52.6"952.15 miwest0° 05' 24.4"6.20 misouth952.42 mi
24 hours11° 37' 08.4"762.27 mieast2° 34' 24.8"176.99 misouth787.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DodomaMon 12:20 PM94 km58 miles51 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityMon 12:20 PM288 km179 miles156 nmEast E
ArushaMon 12:20 PM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamMon 12:20 PM309 km192 miles167 nmEast-southeast ESE
MombasaMon 12:20 PM410 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbeyaMon 12:20 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
KarongaMon 11:20 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiMon 12:20 PM534 km332 miles288 nmNorth N
MwanzaMon 12:20 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNorthwest NW
NakuruMon 12:20 PM644 km400 miles347 nmNorth N
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