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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

UTC time = Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 8:48:00 AM.

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

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

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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° 23' 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"1024.69 miWest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 miSouth1024.67 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.4"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: 55° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.58 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"962.91 miWest0° 09' 28.3"10.85 miSouth962.62 mi
24 hours14° 16' 36.3"953.59 miEast3° 16' 16.2"224.94 miSouth972.10 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 AM313 km195 miles169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduTue 11:48 AM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth S
FomboniTue 11:48 AM360 km224 miles195 nmSouth S
MamoutzouTue 11:48 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PembaTue 10:48 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:48 AM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirananaTue 11:48 AM643 km399 miles347 nmSoutheast SE
Zanzibar CityTue 11:48 AM658 km409 miles355 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaTue 11:48 AM762 km474 miles412 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaTue 10:48 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSouthwest SW

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