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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 = Wednesday, March 13, 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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 48' South, Longitude: 53° 52' 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"1036.51 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1036.52 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° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.46 meters/second, 1603.7 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"996.35 miWest0° 10' 34.4"12.11 miNorth996.23 mi
24 hours11° 23' 27.7"781.40 miEast3° 59' 13.2"274.01 miNorth824.13 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 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuWed 11:34 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniWed 11:34 AM1528 km950 miles825 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamWed 11:34 AM1677 km1042 miles906 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiWed 11:34 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest W
AntananarivoWed 11:34 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisWed 12:34 PM1960 km1218 miles1059 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdenWed 11:34 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiWed 11:34 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisWed 12:34 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmSouth S

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