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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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 05' South, Longitude: 44° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.11 meters/second, 1649.2 km/hour, 1024.8 miles/hour or 890.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.08 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.08 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.8"1024.77 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 misouth1024.74 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.3"3.46 miwest0° 21' 56.5"25.13 misouth25.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 05' South, Longitude: 54° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.57 meters/second, 1550.1 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.05 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.0"962.96 miwest0° 09' 28.1"10.85 misouth962.67 mi
24 hours14° 16' 37.8"953.67 mieast3° 16' 13.1"224.90 misouth972.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniTue 11:48 AM298 km185 miles161 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduTue 11:48 AM342 km212 miles184 nmSouth S
MamoutzouTue 11:48 AM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamTue 11:48 AM587 km365 miles317 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CityTue 11:48 AM631 km392 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirananaTue 11:48 AM668 km415 miles361 nmEast-southeast ESE
MombasaTue 11:48 AM742 km461 miles400 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaTue 10:48 AM850 km528 miles459 nmSouthwest SW
DodomaTue 11:48 AM977 km607 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoTue 11:48 AM980 km609 miles529 nmNorth N
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