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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 29' South
Longitude: 39° 01' 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"1031.20 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1031.19 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 58' North
Longitude: 36° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.72 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"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"965.56 miwest0° 07' 30.2"8.60 misouth965.90 mi
24 hours11° 34' 30.1"769.93 mieast3° 22' 16.9"231.80 misouth809.81 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 PM40 km25 miles22 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamTue 12:10 PM48 km30 miles26 nmSoutheast SE
MombasaTue 12:10 PM278 km173 miles150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DodomaTue 12:10 PM364 km226 miles197 nmWest W
ArushaTue 12:10 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
NairobiTue 12:10 PM625 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaTue 12:10 PM670 km416 miles362 nmNorth N
MbeyaTue 12:10 PM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
KarongaTue 11:10 AM679 km422 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniTue 12:10 PM743 km462 miles401 nmSoutheast SE
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