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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 = Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 8:50:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 44° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.95 meters/second, 1655.8 km/hour, 1028.9 miles/hour or 894.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.3"1028.83 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1028.81 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.2"4.18 miWest0° 22' 26.4"25.70 miSouth26.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' South, Longitude: 141° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.97 meters/second, 1544.3 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.99 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 23.0"959.37 miWest0° 06' 52.0"7.87 miNorth959.68 mi
24 hours13° 13' 23.9"878.59 miEast3° 10' 18.2"218.06 miNorth911.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniSat 11:50 AM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduSat 11:50 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSouth S
FomboniSat 11:50 AM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamSat 11:50 AM540 km336 miles292 nmWest W
Zanzibar CitySat 11:50 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
MamoutzouSat 11:50 AM595 km370 miles321 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MombasaSat 11:50 AM624 km388 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoSat 11:50 AM810 km504 miles438 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaSat 11:50 AM926 km575 miles500 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaSat 11:50 AM938 km583 miles507 nmWest W

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