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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 Monday, October 14, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 16' South
Longitude: 38° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.12 meters/second, 1652.8 km/hour, 1027.0 miles/hour or 892.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.6"1027.02 miwest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 misouth1027.00 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.5"3.87 miwest0° 22' 12.6"25.44 misouth25.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 14, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 02' South
Longitude: 162° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.20 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 28' 41.6"989.13 miwest0° 10' 28.7"12.00 minorth989.44 mi
24 hours12° 20' 34.8"843.27 mieast4° 22' 09.0"300.26 minorth899.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dar es SalaamMon 12:10 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zanzibar CityMon 12:10 PM238 km148 miles129 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DodomaMon 12:10 PM403 km250 miles218 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaMon 12:10 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KarongaMon 11:10 AM558 km347 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbeyaMon 12:10 PM585 km363 miles316 nmWest W
ArushaMon 12:10 PM586 km364 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MzuzuMon 11:10 AM626 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniMon 12:10 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSoutheast SE
MutsamuduMon 12:10 PM756 km470 miles408 nmSoutheast SE
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