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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 9:38:00 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 09:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' South, Longitude: 32° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.84 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 miSouth26.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 49' North, Longitude: 8° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.62 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' 21.6"1001.17 miWest0° 12' 05.9"13.86 miSouth1001.38 mi
24 hours12° 01' 00.3"829.37 miEast4° 58' 00.0"341.25 miSouth898.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbeyaFri 12:38 PM205 km128 miles111 nmSoutheast SE
KasamaFri 11:38 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KarongaFri 11:38 AM326 km202 miles176 nmSoutheast SE
DodomaFri 12:38 PM432 km269 miles234 nmEast-northeast ENE
RutanaFri 11:38 AM471 km293 miles254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MzuzuFri 11:38 AM474 km294 miles256 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RuyigiFri 11:38 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GitegaFri 11:38 AM522 km324 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BujumburaFri 11:38 AM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuyingaFri 11:38 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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