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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 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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 54' South, Longitude: 31° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.53 meters/second, 1654.3 km/hour, 1027.9 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"1027.89 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miSouth1027.87 mi
24 hours0° 03' 31.3"4.02 miWest0° 22' 19.5"25.57 miSouth25.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 52' South, Longitude: 143° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 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' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.0"975.12 miWest0° 09' 02.4"10.36 miNorth975.47 mi
24 hours12° 44' 26.7"859.21 miEast3° 55' 04.3"269.28 miNorth906.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbeyaSun 12:40 PM236 km146 miles127 nmEast-southeast ESE
KasamaSun 11:40 AM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth S
KarongaSun 11:40 AM344 km214 miles186 nmSoutheast SE
RutanaSun 11:40 AM473 km294 miles255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MzuzuSun 11:40 AM477 km296 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
DodomaSun 12:40 PM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-northeast ENE
RuyigiSun 11:40 AM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GitegaSun 11:40 AM527 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BujumburaSun 11:40 AM558 km347 miles301 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuyingaSun 11:40 AM575 km357 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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