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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 = Monday, October 15, 2012 at 8:48:00 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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' South, Longitude: 44° 26' 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"1025.73 miWest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 miSouth1025.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.1"3.63 miWest0° 22' 04.4"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° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.76 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' 37.2"981.25 miWest0° 11' 26.6"13.11 miSouth981.03 mi
24 hours13° 40' 08.1"928.63 miEast4° 13' 49.1"290.80 miSouth966.01 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 AM353 km219 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduMon 11:48 AM381 km237 miles206 nmSouth S
FomboniMon 11:48 AM401 km249 miles217 nmSouth S
MamoutzouMon 11:48 AM458 km284 miles247 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamMon 11:48 AM606 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
PembaMon 10:48 AM636 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW
Zanzibar CityMon 11:48 AM644 km400 miles348 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirananaMon 11:48 AM661 km411 miles357 nmSoutheast SE
MombasaMon 11:48 AM737 km458 miles398 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaMon 10:48 AM904 km562 miles488 nmSouthwest SW

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