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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 9:54:00 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 09:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 07' South, Longitude: 28° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.30 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"1031.87 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 05.8"4.70 miWest0° 22' 47.7"26.11 miSouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 09:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' North, Longitude: 58° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.86 meters/second, 1533.1 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.88 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.8"952.36 miWest0° 05' 27.3"6.25 miSouth952.63 mi
24 hours11° 37' 03.5"762.35 miEast2° 35' 34.4"178.31 miSouth788.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RutanaMon 11:54 AM301 km187 miles163 nmNortheast NE
BujumburaMon 11:54 AM324 km201 miles175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaMon 11:54 AM344 km213 miles185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RuyigiMon 11:54 AM359 km223 miles194 nmNortheast NE
NgoziMon 11:54 AM390 km242 miles210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukavuMon 11:54 AM401 km249 miles217 nmNorth N
ButareMon 11:54 AM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuyingaMon 11:54 AM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitaramaMon 11:54 AM471 km293 miles254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KigaliMon 11:54 AM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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