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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, February 26, 2013 at 9:46:00 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, February 26, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 35' South, Longitude: 36° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.72 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"1026.07 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miNorth1026.09 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.2"3.01 miWest0° 22' 32.3"25.81 miNorth25.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 48' North, Longitude: 138° 43' 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"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"1004.04 miWest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 miSouth1004.18 mi
24 hours11° 33' 43.6"799.36 miEast4° 40' 41.0"321.42 miSouth861.70 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 PM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarongaTue 11:46 AM341 km212 miles184 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamTue 12:46 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNortheast NE
MbeyaTue 12:46 PM361 km224 miles195 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityTue 12:46 PM382 km238 miles207 nmNortheast NE
MzuzuTue 11:46 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSouthwest SW
ArushaTue 12:46 PM575 km358 miles311 nmNorth N
MombasaTue 12:46 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KasamaTue 11:46 AM633 km394 miles342 nmWest-southwest WSW
PembaTue 11:46 AM638 km397 miles345 nmSoutheast SE

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