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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 = Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 9:10:00 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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 29' South, Longitude: 39° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.97 meters/second, 1659.5 km/hour, 1031.2 miles/hour or 896.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1031.13 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1031.12 mi
24 hours0° 03' 58.9"4.56 miWest0° 22' 42.8"26.01 miSouth26.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' North, Longitude: 36° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.71 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.09 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"965.48 miWest0° 07' 30.0"8.60 miSouth965.82 mi
24 hours11° 34' 30.1"769.87 miEast3° 22' 14.7"231.74 miSouth809.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Zanzibar CityTue 12:10 PM37 km23 miles20 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamTue 12:10 PM38 km23 miles20 nmSouth S
MombasaTue 12:10 PM272 km169 miles147 nmNorth N
DodomaTue 12:10 PM395 km246 miles213 nmWest W
ArushaTue 12:10 PM450 km279 miles243 nmNorthwest NW
NairobiTue 12:10 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaTue 12:10 PM667 km415 miles360 nmNorth N
MbeyaTue 12:10 PM699 km434 miles377 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniTue 12:10 PM722 km449 miles390 nmSoutheast SE
KismayoTue 12:10 PM766 km476 miles414 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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