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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 09:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 06' South, Longitude: 31° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.10 meters/second, 1649.1 km/hour, 1024.7 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"1024.73 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 misouth1024.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.0"3.46 miwest0° 21' 56.2"25.13 misouth25.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' South, Longitude: 42° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.28 meters/second, 1549.0 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.04 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.7"962.31 miwest0° 09' 23.0"10.75 misouth962.01 mi
24 hours14° 17' 44.0"954.30 mieast3° 13' 51.7"222.20 misouth972.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaTue 11:38 AM133 km83 miles72 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbeyaTue 12:38 PM205 km127 miles111 nmEast E
KarongaTue 11:38 AM272 km169 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
MzuzuTue 11:38 AM371 km231 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
ChipataTue 11:38 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubumbashiTue 11:38 AM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdolaTue 11:38 AM538 km334 miles290 nmSouthwest SW
KitweTue 11:38 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
DodomaTue 12:38 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNortheast NE
LilongweTue 11:38 AM590 km367 miles319 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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