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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 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 44' South, Longitude: 29° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.55 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"1025.69 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.67 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.7"3.62 miwest0° 22' 04.0"25.28 misouth25.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 02' South, Longitude: 27° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.44 meters/second, 1578.4 km/hour, 980.8 miles/hour or 852.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.34 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.1"980.54 miwest0° 11' 22.8"13.04 misouth980.31 mi
24 hours13° 41' 46.2"929.88 mieast4° 11' 50.9"288.55 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 11:48 AM255 km158 miles138 nmSoutheast SE
LubumbashiMon 11:48 AM388 km241 miles209 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbeyaMon 12:48 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast E
KitweMon 11:48 AM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdolaMon 11:48 AM477 km297 miles258 nmSouth S
KarongaMon 11:48 AM512 km318 miles276 nmEast-southeast ESE
RutanaMon 11:48 AM535 km333 miles289 nmNorth N
MzuzuMon 11:48 AM586 km364 miles316 nmEast-southeast ESE
RuyigiMon 11:48 AM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth N
GitegaMon 11:48 AM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth N
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