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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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' South, Longitude: 44° 12' East

The ground speed is currently 456.11 meters/second, 1642.0 kilometres/hour, 1020.3 miles/hour or 886.6 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"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1020.20 miWest0° 00' 53.6"1.02 miSouth1020.17 mi
24 hours0° 02' 25.4"2.75 miWest0° 21' 21.1"24.46 miSouth24.62 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 113° 17' East

The ground speed is currently 418.52 meters/second, 1506.7 kilometres/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.5 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' 24.5"15.60 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.7"935.93 miWest0° 03' 45.0"4.30 miNorth936.13 mi
24 hours13° 47' 23.4"895.60 miEast2° 03' 46.0"141.88 miNorth912.39 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
MoroniSat 11:48 AM164 km102 miles88 nm SW
MutsamuduSat 11:48 AM181 km113 miles98 nm S
FomboniSat 11:48 AM199 km124 miles108 nm SSW
MamoutzouSat 11:48 AM273 km169 miles147 nm SSE
PembaSat 10:48 AM483 km300 miles261 nm SW
AntsirananaSat 11:48 AM589 km366 miles318 nm ESE
MahajangaSat 11:48 AM618 km384 miles334 nm SSE
Dar es SalaamSat 11:48 AM679 km422 miles366 nm NW
Zanzibar CitySat 11:48 AM733 km455 miles396 nm NW
NampulaSat 10:48 AM737 km458 miles398 nm SW