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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 09:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 44' South, Longitude: 31° 39' 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"1025.77 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.75 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° 01' South, Longitude: 29° 12' 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' 33.7"980.72 miwest0° 11' 23.4"13.05 misouth980.49 mi
24 hours13° 41' 31.8"929.76 mieast4° 12' 08.5"288.91 misouth966.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaMon 11:38 AM173 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbeyaMon 12:38 PM199 km123 miles107 nmEast E
KarongaMon 11:38 AM283 km176 miles153 nmEast-southeast ESE
MzuzuMon 11:38 AM397 km247 miles215 nmSoutheast SE
DodomaMon 12:38 PM533 km331 miles288 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChipataMon 11:38 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth S
LubumbashiMon 11:38 AM560 km348 miles303 nmSouthwest SW
RutanaMon 11:38 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdolaMon 11:38 AM574 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
KitweMon 11:38 AM587 km365 miles317 nmSouthwest SW
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