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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 11' South
Longitude: 43° 39' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1036.22 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.23 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.7"4.66 miwest0° 23' 38.5"27.08 minorth27.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 06' North
Longitude: 48° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.39 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"1003.01 miwest0° 11' 26.3"13.10 minorth1003.00 mi
24 hours11° 26' 42.3"790.57 mieast4° 25' 10.9"303.72 minorth844.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoTue 12:14 PM336 km209 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaTue 12:14 PM453 km281 miles244 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarissaTue 12:14 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityTue 12:14 PM594 km369 miles321 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuTue 12:14 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamTue 12:14 PM629 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiTue 12:14 PM789 km490 miles426 nmWest-northwest WNW
NakuruTue 12:14 PM902 km560 miles487 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaTue 12:14 PM938 km583 miles506 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniTue 12:14 PM938 km583 miles507 nmSouth S
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