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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 = Friday, October 12, 2012 at 9:28:00 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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' South, Longitude: 34° 36' 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"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.59 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1028.57 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 Latitude: 3° 51' North, Longitude: 5° 38' 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' 21.9"1001.13 miWest0° 12' 05.5"13.85 miSouth1001.34 mi
24 hours12° 00' 51.3"829.16 miEast4° 57' 54.3"341.14 miSouth897.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbeyaFri 12:28 PM191 km119 miles103 nmSouthwest SW
DodomaFri 12:28 PM203 km126 miles110 nmNortheast NE
KarongaFri 11:28 AM267 km166 miles144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MzuzuFri 11:28 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
KasamaFri 11:28 AM474 km294 miles256 nmSouthwest SW
ArushaFri 12:28 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamFri 12:28 PM524 km326 miles283 nmEast E
Zanzibar CityFri 12:28 PM532 km330 miles287 nmEast-northeast ENE
MwanzaFri 12:28 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RutanaFri 11:28 AM654 km406 miles353 nmNorthwest NW

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