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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 = Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 8:38:00 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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' South, Longitude: 47° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.45 meters/second, 1654.0 km/hour, 1027.8 miles/hour or 893.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1027.70 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miSouth1027.68 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.0"3.96 miWest0° 22' 18.8"25.56 miSouth25.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 56' South, Longitude: 18° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.11 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miWest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 29.6"1002.26 miWest0° 12' 38.2"14.47 miSouth1002.33 mi
24 hours12° 26' 09.6"860.09 miEast5° 03' 07.7"347.14 miSouth925.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSat 11:38 AM536 km333 miles289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MutsamuduSat 11:38 AM547 km340 miles295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouSat 11:38 AM568 km353 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniSat 11:38 AM584 km363 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniSat 11:38 AM599 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 11:38 AM866 km538 miles468 nmWest W
Zanzibar CitySat 11:38 AM891 km553 miles481 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaSat 11:38 AM925 km574 miles499 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoSat 11:38 AM979 km608 miles529 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaSat 12:38 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE

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