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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 = Monday, October 21, 2013 at 8:44:00 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 Monday, October 21, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' South, Longitude: 45° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.71 meters/second, 1640.6 km/hour, 1019.4 miles/hour or 885.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1019.30 miWest0° 00' 53.2"1.02 miSouth1019.27 mi
24 hours0° 02' 19.7"2.64 miWest0° 21' 13.2"24.31 miSouth24.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 21, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' North, Longitude: 106° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.42 meters/second, 1538.7 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"15.93 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miNorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.7"955.85 miWest0° 04' 32.3"5.20 miNorth955.67 mi
24 hours11° 57' 51.2"788.71 miEast1° 23' 03.4"95.21 miNorth791.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduMon 11:44 AM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouMon 11:44 AM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth S
FomboniMon 11:44 AM225 km140 miles122 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniMon 11:44 AM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirananaMon 11:44 AM479 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
MahajangaMon 11:44 AM558 km347 miles301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PembaMon 10:44 AM560 km348 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:44 AM782 km486 miles422 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaMon 10:44 AM798 km496 miles431 nmSouthwest SW
Zanzibar CityMon 11:44 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorthwest NW

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