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Day and Night World Map

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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, February 26, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 35' South
Longitude: 36° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.73 meters/second, 1651.4 km/hour, 1026.1 miles/hour or 891.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1026.14 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1026.17 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.2"3.01 miwest0° 22' 32.3"25.82 minorth25.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 48' North
Longitude: 138° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.89 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.2"1004.11 miwest0° 11' 35.5"13.27 misouth1004.25 mi
24 hours11° 33' 44.3"799.43 mieast4° 40' 41.1"321.45 misouth861.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DodomaTue 12:46 PM277 km172 miles150 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarongaTue 11:46 AM313 km195 miles169 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbeyaTue 12:46 PM331 km205 miles178 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamTue 12:46 PM370 km230 miles200 nmEast-northeast ENE
Zanzibar CityTue 12:46 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNortheast NE
MzuzuTue 11:46 AM414 km257 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
ArushaTue 12:46 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth N
KasamaTue 11:46 AM604 km375 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaTue 12:46 PM616 km383 miles332 nmNortheast NE
LilongweTue 11:46 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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