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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 9:14:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' South, Longitude: 43° 56' East

The ground speed is currently 463.20 meters/second, 1667.5 kilometres/hour, 1036.2 miles/hour or 900.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1036.15 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1036.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.7"4.66 miWest0° 23' 38.5"27.08 miNorth27.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 06' North, Longitude: 48° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 448.39 meters/second, 1614.2 kilometres/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.3"1002.94 miWest0° 11' 26.3"13.10 miNorth1002.94 mi
24 hours11° 26' 42.7"790.52 miEast4° 25' 11.9"303.72 miNorth844.59 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoTue 12:14 PM349 km217 miles188 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaTue 12:14 PM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarissaTue 12:14 PM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuTue 12:14 PM599 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zanzibar CityTue 12:14 PM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarderaTue 12:14 PM638 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamTue 12:14 PM653 km406 miles353 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiTue 12:14 PM819 km509 miles442 nmWest-northwest WNW
NakuruTue 12:14 PM931 km578 miles503 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniTue 12:14 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSouth S

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