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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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' South, Longitude: 34° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.43 meters/second, 1654.0 km/hour, 1027.7 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"1027.74 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 misouth1027.72 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° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.06 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 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' 27.4"1002.23 miwest0° 12' 38.6"14.48 misouth1002.30 mi
24 hours12° 27' 15.3"861.37 mieast5° 02' 59.9"347.01 misouth926.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbeyaSat 12:28 PM135 km84 miles73 nmSouthwest SW
KarongaSat 11:28 AM218 km136 miles118 nmSouth S
DodomaSat 12:28 PM259 km161 miles140 nmNortheast NE
MzuzuSat 11:28 AM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth S
KasamaSat 11:28 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 12:28 PM569 km354 miles307 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArushaSat 12:28 PM575 km357 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zanzibar CitySat 12:28 PM580 km361 miles313 nmEast-northeast ENE
MwanzaSat 12:28 PM624 km387 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChipataSat 11:28 AM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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