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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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 32' South
Longitude: 31° 21' 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"1028.87 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.85 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 04' South
Longitude: 129° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.20 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' 25.3"959.96 miwest0° 06' 57.1"7.97 minorth960.27 mi
24 hours13° 12' 23.9"877.97 mieast3° 12' 06.3"220.14 minorth911.52 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 PM278 km172 miles150 nmEast-southeast ESE
KasamaSat 11:40 AM300 km186 miles162 nmSouth S
KarongaSat 11:40 AM390 km242 miles210 nmSoutheast SE
GitegaSat 11:40 AM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaSat 12:40 PM509 km316 miles275 nmEast-northeast ENE
BujumburaSat 11:40 AM511 km317 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MzuzuSat 11:40 AM524 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MuyingaSat 11:40 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ButareSat 11:40 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaSat 12:40 PM580 km361 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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