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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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' South, Longitude: 44° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.57 meters/second, 1650.9 km/hour, 1025.8 miles/hour or 891.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1025.80 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.78 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.1"3.63 miwest0° 22' 04.3"25.28 misouth25.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 51' South, Longitude: 41° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.75 meters/second, 1579.5 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.36 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.1"981.31 miwest0° 11' 26.6"13.11 misouth981.08 mi
24 hours13° 40' 09.9"928.72 mieast4° 13' 47.0"290.78 misouth966.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniMon 11:48 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduMon 11:48 AM382 km237 miles206 nmSouth S
FomboniMon 11:48 AM397 km246 miles214 nmSouth S
MamoutzouMon 11:48 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:48 AM577 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CityMon 11:48 AM617 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaMon 11:48 AM716 km445 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaMon 10:48 AM886 km550 miles478 nmSouthwest SW
KismayoMon 11:48 AM942 km585 miles508 nmNorth N
DodomaMon 11:48 AM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-northwest WNW
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