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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 37' South
Longitude: 34° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.85 meters/second, 1655.4 km/hour, 1028.6 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"1028.66 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.64 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.9"4.11 miwest0° 22' 25.2"25.68 misouth26.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 51' North
Longitude: 5° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.8"1001.21 miwest0° 12' 05.6"13.85 misouth1001.42 mi
24 hours12° 00' 52.2"829.24 mieast4° 57' 54.9"341.18 misouth897.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DodomaFri 12:28 PM223 km139 miles121 nmNortheast NE
MzuzuFri 11:28 AM426 km265 miles230 nmSouth S
ArushaFri 12:28 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamFri 12:28 PM555 km345 miles300 nmEast E
Zanzibar CityFri 12:28 PM561 km349 miles303 nmEast-northeast ENE
MwanzaFri 12:28 PM585 km364 miles316 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GitegaFri 11:28 AM672 km418 miles363 nmNorthwest NW
MuyingaFri 11:28 AM688 km428 miles372 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweFri 11:28 AM707 km440 miles382 nmSouth S
MombasaFri 12:28 PM711 km442 miles384 nmEast-northeast ENE
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