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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

UTC time = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 9:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Latitude: 6° 06' South, Longitude: 35° 52' 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"1031.88 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.87 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 Latitude: 18° 31' North, Longitude: 51° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.75 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"952.11 miWest0° 05' 24.6"6.20 miSouth952.38 mi
24 hours11° 37' 08.0"762.23 miEast2° 34' 31.0"177.10 miSouth787.84 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 PM16 km10 miles9 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArushaMon 12:24 PM314 km195 miles170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zanzibar CityMon 12:24 PM368 km229 miles199 nmEast E
Dar es SalaamMon 12:24 PM386 km240 miles209 nmEast-southeast ESE
MbeyaMon 12:24 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSouthwest SW
KarongaMon 11:24 AM474 km295 miles256 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MombasaMon 12:24 PM479 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
MwanzaMon 12:24 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorthwest NW
NairobiMon 12:24 PM543 km338 miles293 nmNorth N
MzuzuMon 11:24 AM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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