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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 = Sunday, October 13, 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 44° 04' 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"1027.92 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1027.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 31.6"4.03 miWest0° 22' 19.7"25.57 miSouth25.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 60' South, Longitude: 155° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.75 meters/second, 1568.7 km/hour, 974.7 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"16.24 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miNorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 33.5"974.59 miWest0° 08' 58.6"10.29 miNorth974.94 mi
24 hours12° 45' 22.6"859.83 miEast3° 53' 50.1"267.87 miNorth906.37 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 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduSun 11:50 AM474 km295 miles256 nmSouth S
FomboniSun 11:50 AM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamSun 11:50 AM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
MamoutzouSun 11:50 AM556 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Zanzibar CitySun 11:50 AM571 km355 miles308 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaSun 11:50 AM645 km401 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
PembaSun 10:50 AM683 km425 miles369 nmSouthwest SW
KismayoSun 11:50 AM849 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaSun 11:50 AM939 km583 miles507 nmWest W

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