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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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 29' South
Longitude: 38° 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' 58.8"4.56 miwest0° 22' 42.7"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 57' North
Longitude: 37° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.73 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.8 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"965.60 miwest0° 07' 30.6"8.61 misouth965.94 mi
24 hours11° 34' 29.8"769.96 mieast3° 22' 24.5"231.94 misouth809.88 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 PM134 km83 miles73 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamTue 12:14 PM145 km90 miles78 nmEast-southeast ESE
DodomaTue 12:14 PM254 km158 miles137 nmWest W
MombasaTue 12:14 PM325 km202 miles175 nmNortheast NE
ArushaTue 12:14 PM374 km232 miles202 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiTue 12:14 PM590 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NakuruTue 12:14 PM716 km445 miles387 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaTue 12:14 PM717 km446 miles387 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniTue 12:14 PM817 km508 miles441 nmSoutheast SE
MutsamuduTue 12:14 PM941 km585 miles508 nmSoutheast SE
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