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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 9:14:00 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 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 29' South, Longitude: 38° 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 miSouth1031.11 mi
24 hours0° 03' 58.8"4.56 miWest0° 22' 42.8"26.01 miSouth26.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 57' North, Longitude: 37° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.73 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"965.52 miWest0° 07' 30.4"8.60 miSouth965.86 mi
24 hours11° 34' 29.8"769.90 miEast3° 22' 22.3"231.89 miSouth809.80 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 12:14 PM105 km65 miles57 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamTue 12:14 PM115 km72 miles62 nmEast-southeast ESE
DodomaTue 12:14 PM285 km177 miles154 nmWest W
MombasaTue 12:14 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArushaTue 12:14 PM387 km241 miles209 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiTue 12:14 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbeyaTue 12:14 PM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
KarongaTue 11:14 AM614 km382 miles332 nmSouthwest SW
GarissaTue 12:14 PM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NakuruTue 12:14 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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