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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 9:28:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 nmSouthwest SW
KarongaSat 11:28 AM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaSat 12:28 PM240 km149 miles130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaboraSat 12:28 PM381 km237 miles206 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MzuzuSat 11:28 AM388 km241 miles210 nmSouth S
KasamaSat 11:28 AM444 km276 miles240 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 12:28 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast-northeast ENE
Zanzibar CitySat 12:28 PM552 km343 miles298 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArushaSat 12:28 PM561 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MwanzaSat 12:28 PM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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