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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, March 4, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 19' South
Longitude: 54° 09' 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"1031.49 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 minorth1031.51 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.7"3.84 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 54' South
Longitude: 45° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.36 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"15.64 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.1"937.84 miwest0° 02' 53.3"3.31 misouth937.71 mi
24 hours14° 04' 09.5"915.21 mieast0° 32' 37.0"37.40 misouth914.39 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 PM237 km147 miles128 nmNortheast NE
MoroniMon 11:34 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuMon 11:34 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 11:34 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisMon 12:34 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisMon 12:34 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamMon 11:34 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmWest W
NairobiMon 11:34 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 2:34 PM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmEast E
DodomaMon 11:34 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmWest W
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