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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 05' South, Longitude: 46° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 458.12 meters/second, 1649.2 kilometres/hour, 1024.8 miles/hour or 890.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.08 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.08 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.8"1024.70 miWest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 miSouth1024.68 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.4"3.46 miWest0° 21' 56.6"25.13 miSouth25.37 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 03' South, Longitude: 57° 35' East

The ground speed is currently 430.64 meters/second, 1550.3 kilometres/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.05 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.7"963.04 miWest0° 09' 29.3"10.87 miSouth962.75 mi
24 hours14° 16' 23.1"953.46 miEast3° 16' 44.5"225.48 miSouth972.09 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduTue 11:38 AM435 km271 miles235 nm SW
AntsirananaTue 11:38 AM441 km274 miles238 nm SE
MamoutzouTue 11:38 AM447 km278 miles241 nm SSW
MoroniTue 11:38 AM490 km305 miles265 nm SW
FomboniTue 11:38 AM493 km306 miles266 nm SW
PembaTue 10:38 AM818 km508 miles442 nm WSW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:38 AM874 km543 miles472 nm WNW
Zanzibar CityTue 11:38 AM908 km564 miles490 nm WNW
MombasaTue 11:38 AM972 km604 miles525 nm NW
VictoriaTue 12:38 PM1068 km664 miles577 nm ENE