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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 48' South, Longitude: 53° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.37 meters/second, 1668.1 km/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1036.59 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.59 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.6"4.73 miwest0° 23' 40.2"27.11 minorth27.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 24' North, Longitude: 69° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.46 meters/second, 1603.6 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.8"996.42 miwest0° 10' 34.2"12.11 minorth996.29 mi
24 hours11° 23' 27.7"781.44 mieast3° 59' 11.7"274.00 minorth824.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaWed 12:34 PM288 km179 miles156 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuWed 11:34 AM1063 km661 miles574 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniWed 11:34 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamWed 11:34 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiWed 11:34 AM1873 km1164 miles1012 nmWest W
AntananarivoWed 11:34 AM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisWed 12:34 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DjiboutiWed 11:34 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNorthwest NW
AdenWed 11:34 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisWed 12:34 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSouth S
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