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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, March 4, 2013 at 8:34:00 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, March 4, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 19' South, Longitude: 54° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.10 meters/second, 1660.0 km/hour, 1031.5 miles/hour or 896.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1031.42 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miNorth1031.43 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.7"3.83 miWest0° 23' 09.8"26.53 miNorth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' South, Longitude: 45° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.37 meters/second, 1509.7 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.63 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.2"937.78 miWest0° 02' 53.4"3.31 miSouth937.65 mi
24 hours14° 04' 09.2"915.14 miEast0° 32' 40.6"37.46 miSouth914.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 12:34 PM220 km136 miles119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniMon 11:34 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuMon 11:34 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisMon 12:34 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoMon 11:34 AM1581 km982 miles854 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisMon 12:34 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamMon 11:34 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 2:34 PM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmEast E
NairobiMon 11:34 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaMon 11:34 AM2068 km1285 miles1116 nmWest W

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