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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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 53' South
Longitude: 43° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.55 meters/second, 1654.4 km/hour, 1028.0 miles/hour or 893.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.9"1027.99 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1027.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 31.6"4.03 miwest0° 22' 19.7"25.58 misouth25.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 59' South
Longitude: 154° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.76 meters/second, 1568.7 km/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 33.6"974.67 miwest0° 08' 58.8"10.29 minorth975.02 mi
24 hours12° 45' 21.5"859.88 mieast3° 53' 51.8"267.92 minorth906.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniSun 11:50 AM421 km262 miles227 nmSouth S
MutsamuduSun 11:50 AM477 km297 miles258 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamSun 11:50 AM511 km317 miles276 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CitySun 11:50 AM542 km337 miles293 nmWest-northwest WNW
MamoutzouSun 11:50 AM564 km350 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MombasaSun 11:50 AM622 km387 miles336 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaSun 11:50 AM909 km565 miles491 nmWest-northwest WNW
NampulaSun 10:50 AM939 km584 miles507 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiSun 11:50 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuSun 11:50 AM1112 km691 miles600 nmNorth N
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