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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 9:38:00 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 09:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 44' South, Longitude: 31° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.56 meters/second, 1650.8 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"1025.70 miWest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 miSouth1025.68 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.8"3.63 miWest0° 22' 04.1"25.28 miSouth25.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 00' South, Longitude: 29° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.49 meters/second, 1578.6 km/hour, 980.9 miles/hour or 852.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.35 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.8"980.66 miWest0° 11' 23.5"13.05 miSouth980.43 mi
24 hours13° 41' 29.9"929.68 miEast4° 12' 10.6"288.93 miSouth966.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbeyaMon 12:38 PM168 km105 miles91 nmEast E
KasamaMon 11:38 AM185 km115 miles100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KarongaMon 11:38 AM257 km159 miles139 nmEast-southeast ESE
MzuzuMon 11:38 AM378 km235 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
DodomaMon 12:38 PM507 km315 miles274 nmNortheast NE
ChipataMon 11:38 AM549 km341 miles296 nmSouth S
RutanaMon 11:38 AM573 km356 miles310 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LubumbashiMon 11:38 AM586 km364 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
NdolaMon 11:38 AM592 km368 miles320 nmSouthwest SW
KitweMon 11:38 AM607 km377 miles328 nmSouthwest SW

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