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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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 43° 51' 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"1028.90 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.2"4.18 miwest0° 22' 26.3"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° 41' 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' 23.1"959.45 miwest0° 06' 52.3"7.87 minorth959.76 mi
24 hours13° 13' 22.6"878.63 mieast3° 10' 20.7"218.12 minorth911.67 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 AM466 km290 miles252 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamSat 11:50 AM510 km317 miles275 nmWest W
MutsamuduSat 11:50 AM518 km322 miles279 nmSouth S
FomboniSat 11:50 AM527 km328 miles285 nmSouth S
Zanzibar CitySat 11:50 AM536 km333 miles289 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaSat 11:50 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouSat 11:50 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KismayoSat 11:50 AM804 km500 miles434 nmNorth N
DodomaSat 11:50 AM908 km564 miles490 nmWest W
GarissaSat 11:50 AM910 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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