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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' South, Longitude: 44° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.24 meters/second, 1642.5 km/hour, 1020.6 miles/hour or 886.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1020.56 miwest0° 00' 53.6"1.02 misouth1020.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 29.7"2.83 miwest0° 21' 22.8"24.49 misouth24.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' North, Longitude: 118° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.47 meters/second, 1556.9 km/hour, 967.4 miles/hour or 840.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.12 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.7"967.26 miwest0° 06' 40.2"7.65 minorth967.03 mi
24 hours11° 58' 22.5"798.63 mieast2° 15' 58.6"155.85 minorth809.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduSun 11:44 AM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniSun 11:44 AM228 km142 miles123 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniSun 11:44 AM240 km149 miles130 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouSun 11:44 AM260 km162 miles141 nmSouth S
AntsirananaSun 11:44 AM518 km322 miles280 nmEast-southeast ESE
MahajangaSun 11:44 AM603 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamSun 11:44 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CitySun 11:44 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaSun 10:44 AM803 km499 miles433 nmSouthwest SW
MombasaSun 11:44 AM914 km568 miles494 nmNorthwest NW
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