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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 09:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' South, Longitude: 31° 50' 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"17.15 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 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 49' North, Longitude: 8° 19' 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"1001.24 miwest0° 12' 05.9"13.86 misouth1001.45 mi
24 hours12° 01' 01.2"829.45 mieast4° 58' 00.6"341.29 misouth898.17 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 PM229 km142 miles123 nmSoutheast SE
KasamaFri 11:38 AM297 km185 miles161 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KarongaFri 11:38 AM345 km215 miles186 nmSoutheast SE
DodomaFri 12:38 PM461 km287 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
MzuzuFri 11:38 AM488 km303 miles264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitegaFri 11:38 AM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BujumburaFri 11:38 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuyingaFri 11:38 AM553 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaFri 12:38 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ButareFri 11:38 AM601 km373 miles325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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