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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' South, Longitude: 34° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 459.43 meters/second, 1654.0 kilometres/hour, 1027.7 miles/hour or 893.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1027.67 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miSouth1027.65 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.7"3.95 miWest0° 22' 18.6"25.55 miSouth25.86 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 07' South, Longitude: 6° 23' East

The ground speed is currently 448.07 meters/second, 1613.0 kilometres/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miWest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 27.4"1002.16 miWest0° 12' 38.6"14.48 miSouth1002.23 mi
24 hours12° 27' 13.9"861.28 miEast5° 03' 00.0"346.99 miSouth926.84 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbeyaSat 12:28 PM157 km98 miles85 nm SW
KarongaSat 11:28 AM226 km140 miles122 nm SSW
DodomaSat 12:28 PM240 km149 miles130 nm NNE
TaboraSat 12:28 PM381 km237 miles206 nm NNW
MzuzuSat 11:28 AM388 km241 miles210 nm S
KasamaSat 11:28 AM444 km276 miles240 nm SW
Dar es SalaamSat 12:28 PM539 km335 miles291 nm ENE
Zanzibar CitySat 12:28 PM552 km343 miles298 nm ENE
ArushaSat 12:28 PM561 km349 miles303 nm NNE
MwanzaSat 12:28 PM632 km393 miles341 nm NNW