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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 44° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.86 meters/second, 1655.5 km/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.69 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.67 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.1"4.12 miwest0° 22' 25.4"25.68 misouth26.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 59' North, Longitude: 3° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.54 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.0"1001.07 miwest0° 12' 04.1"13.82 misouth1001.28 mi
24 hours12° 00' 16.4"828.42 mieast4° 57' 31.9"340.74 misouth897.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniFri 11:48 AM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduFri 11:48 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth S
FomboniFri 11:48 AM521 km324 miles282 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamFri 11:48 AM564 km350 miles304 nmWest W
MamoutzouFri 11:48 AM581 km361 miles314 nmSouth S
Zanzibar CityFri 11:48 AM590 km366 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaFri 11:48 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoFri 11:48 AM825 km513 miles446 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaFri 11:48 AM947 km588 miles511 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaFri 11:48 AM962 km598 miles520 nmWest W
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