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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 09:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
MzuzuMon 11:38 AM397 km247 miles215 nmSoutheast SE
DodomaMon 12:38 PM533 km331 miles288 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubumbashiMon 11:38 AM560 km348 miles303 nmSouthwest SW
NdolaMon 11:38 AM574 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
KitweMon 11:38 AM587 km365 miles317 nmSouthwest SW
GitegaMon 11:38 AM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LilongweMon 11:38 AM625 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BujumburaMon 11:38 AM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuyingaMon 11:38 AM667 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaMon 12:38 PM701 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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