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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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° 36' East

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

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.62 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1028.60 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: 4° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 447.54 meters/second, 1611.1 kilometres/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"1000.99 miWest0° 12' 04.1"13.82 miSouth1001.21 mi
24 hours12° 00' 15.5"828.34 miEast4° 57' 31.3"340.71 miSouth897.02 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniFri 11:48 AM476 km296 miles257 nm SSW
MutsamuduFri 11:48 AM505 km314 miles273 nm S
FomboniFri 11:48 AM526 km327 miles284 nm S
MamoutzouFri 11:48 AM576 km358 miles311 nm S
Dar es SalaamFri 11:48 AM594 km369 miles321 nm W
Zanzibar CityFri 11:48 AM619 km385 miles334 nm WNW
MombasaFri 11:48 AM673 km418 miles363 nm NW
PembaFri 10:48 AM744 km462 miles402 nm SW
GarissaFri 11:48 AM964 km599 miles521 nm NW
DodomaFri 11:48 AM993 km617 miles536 nm W