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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 9:40:00 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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 32' South, Longitude: 31° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.94 meters/second, 1655.8 km/hour, 1028.9 miles/hour or 894.0 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"1028.80 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1028.78 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.0"4.17 miWest0° 22' 26.1"25.70 miSouth26.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 129° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.19 meters/second, 1545.1 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.00 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miNorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.2"959.88 miWest0° 06' 57.0"7.97 miNorth960.19 mi
24 hours13° 12' 25.2"877.92 miEast3° 12' 03.9"220.08 miNorth911.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbeyaSat 12:40 PM252 km157 miles136 nmSoutheast SE
KasamaSat 11:40 AM303 km188 miles164 nmSouth S
KarongaSat 11:40 AM368 km229 miles199 nmSoutheast SE
RutanaSat 11:40 AM438 km272 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RuyigiSat 11:40 AM474 km294 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaSat 12:40 PM479 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
GitegaSat 11:40 AM491 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MzuzuSat 11:40 AM508 km316 miles274 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BujumburaSat 11:40 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuyingaSat 11:40 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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