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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 08:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 05' South, Longitude: 41° 36' 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"1024.76 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 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 06' South, Longitude: 52° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.52 meters/second, 1549.9 km/hour, 963.0 miles/hour or 836.9 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' 58.4"962.83 miwest0° 09' 27.0"10.83 misouth962.54 mi
24 hours14° 16' 51.1"953.80 mieast3° 15' 45.0"224.36 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 11:58 AM341 km212 miles184 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamTue 11:58 AM358 km223 miles193 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityTue 11:58 AM419 km260 miles226 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduTue 11:58 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
MamoutzouTue 11:58 AM569 km354 miles307 nmSoutheast SE
MombasaTue 11:58 AM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaTue 10:58 AM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaTue 11:58 AM723 km449 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbeyaTue 11:58 AM896 km557 miles484 nmWest W
KismayoTue 11:58 AM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth N
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