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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 09:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 06' South
Longitude: 35° 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"1031.95 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 09:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 31' North
Longitude: 51° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.76 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"952.18 miwest0° 05' 24.6"6.20 misouth952.45 mi
24 hours11° 37' 07.8"762.29 mieast2° 34' 33.4"177.15 misouth787.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DodomaMon 12:24 PM19 km12 miles10 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArushaMon 12:24 PM324 km201 miles175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbeyaMon 12:24 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
Zanzibar CityMon 12:24 PM399 km248 miles215 nmEast E
Dar es SalaamMon 12:24 PM417 km259 miles225 nmEast E
KarongaMon 11:24 AM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MwanzaMon 12:24 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaMon 12:24 PM506 km315 miles273 nmEast-northeast ENE
NairobiMon 12:24 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MzuzuMon 11:24 AM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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